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The Lincoln Assassination

Headlines of History:
A Look at the Lincoln Assassination and Aftermath
with St. Louis Mercantile Library Executive Director John Hoover

April 1865 was a month of great joy and sadness for the United States. St. Louis Mercantile Library Director John Hoover talks about the newspaper coverage of the surrender of General Lee, and the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln and the pursuit of his assassins in this special presentation from Headlines of History, now on display at the St. Louis Mercantile Library.