John Wilkes Booth

I hesitate giving this posting from the League of the South, announcing their intention to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, any more attention that it has already attracted, but it is useful in making a couple of points. The League of the South looks to the present and future. However, [...]

Update: The bobbleheads have been removed from the shelves at the Gettysburg Visitor Center. "I don't think it's right to sell a memorial of him, he assassinated President Lincoln," said Patrick Nee, a 17-year-old who attends the Tatnall School in Wilmington, Del. "Maybe there's a place for these, but not here in Gettysburg," said their [...]

[Hat-Tip to Steve West] How would you like to attend a reenactment of Abraham Lincoln's assassination. On March 7 the Sovereign Majestic Theater in Pottsville, Pennsylvania will be transformed into Ford's Theater. Booth will be played by Charles Sacavage, a retired Pottsville Area School District history teacher who now teaches history part-time at Alvernia University, [...]