April 26 On this day. 1865: President Abraham Lincoln's assassin, John Wilkes Booth, was killed when Union soldiers found him hiding in a barn in Virginia. Booth murdered Lincoln 12 days before, as the president attended a play at Ford's Theatre in Washington. Show More Summary
When “Julius Caesar” was performed at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York in 1864, the role of Mark Antony was played by John Wilkes Booth. His brother Edwin Booth played Brutus, and their brother Junius Brutus Booth, Jr., was Cassius. Show More Summary
by Ben Johnson CINCINNATI, April 15, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The pro-life movement is grieving the loss today of pro-life trailblazer Barbara Wilke, the wife of Dr. John Willke. Barbara passed away Sunday evening at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cinncinati. She had suffered head trauma as the result of a fall.…
As all the world knows by now, Lincoln was assassinated by the actor John Wilkes Booth, who was shot to death by federal troops. Since then Booth has in the popular mind become the template for the crazed lone assassin. In fact, Booth was not the only assassin at work that night.
Reacting to the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Tuesday, Republican Rep. Tom Cotton called his passing "welcome news" and evoked the Latin phrase that John Wilkes Booth famously shouted after assassinating Abraham Lincoln in 1865. "Sic semper tyrannis," Cotton said in a statement, which means "thus ever to tyrants." "After the welcome news [...]
MPG Office Trust (MPG) Q4 2012 Earnings Conference Call March 5, 2013, 11:00 am ET Executives Peggy Moretti – Head of IR David Weinstein – President and CEO Analysts John Guinee – Stifel Craig Perry – Panning Capital Wilks Graham – Compass Point Research Erin Aslakson - Stifel Presentation Operator Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Show More Summary
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Here are two punch lines that remind us of Lincoln's death. One worked for most, the other only for a minority. It had nothing to do with sensitivity about Lincoln's passing, rather it was the approach.
That Chris Brown and Rihanna joke he made earned groans but, weirdly enough, not as many as his John Wilkes Booth joke?!?
Seth MacFarlane: >"I would argue, however, that the actor who really got inside Lincoln’s head was John Wilkes Booth,” he said, garnering “ooohs” from the audience. “Really? 150 years later and it’s still too soon?” Yep. Still too s...
'Killing Lincoln' star Jesse Johnson reveals the little-known history of John Wilkes Booth - including the assassin's real-life status as an A-list actor.
"My great-grandfather was in Ford's Theatre the night that Lincoln got killed. I'm very close to this story," says Graham Beckel, who plays Secretary of War Edwin Stanton in "Killy Lincoln."
“Killing Lincoln,” a 90-minute TV adaptation of Bill O’Reilly‘s best-selling book debuts on National Geographic Channel tonight. It stars Billy Campbell as Abraham Lincoln, Jesse Johnson as John Wilkes Booth and narrated by Tom Hanks. Show More Summary
John Wilkes Booth saw himself as ridding the nation of a tyrant, but the nation mostly saw him as the treasonous assassin of their elected leader. See how this works? It's all a matter of perspective, isn't it?
With his latest novel, "The Fifth Assassin," writer Brad Meltzer finds the thread that links presidential assassins from John Wilkes Booth to Lee Harvey Oswald, launches his first sequel and give out decoder rings.
The hyperventilating over gun restrictions by the liberal media is getting absurd. On Friday, MSNBC's David Corn appearing on Hardball actually said that conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh is "calling for John Wilkes Booth" by...Show More Summary
John Wilkes Booth “could be the poster child for the Tea Party,” NatGeo’s “Killing Lincoln” exec producer Erik Jendresen told shocked TV critics attending Winter TV Press Tour 2013. Booth was not mad and his views were, in fact, pretty common when he assassinated Lincoln, Jendresen said Friday. Read full article >>
Fox News' Bill O'Reilly might dub Erik Jendresen a "pinhead" for his comments about the Tea Party - assuming the host wants to mock the man bringing O'Reilly's "Killing Lincoln" book to television. Erik Jendresen, the writer and executive...Show More Summary
The writer-producer of the upcoming film Killing Lincoln says infamous presidential assassin John Wilkes Booth could be a “poster boy