The Life and Mysterious Death of John Wilkes Booth
Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 1:00 PM
Eldersburg Branch Library
America has been fascinated with Lincoln’s assassin since 1865. Historians and authors continue to generate new books, documentaries, and feature films that speculate about Booth and his motives. What drove him to this mad act? Did he actually escape the grip of Union soldiers and live until the 20th century as some believe? Learn about Booth’s family, his life before April 14, 1865, his fateful plot, and the mysteries and conspiracies surrounding his death. See photos of Booth – alive AND dead! Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. A Celebrating America program.