The Life, Crime, and Capture of John Wilkes Booth

George Alfred TOWNSEND (1841 - 1914)

A series of articles by the New York World newspaper's special correspondent covering the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, its background and subsequent events. It should be noted that some statements in this contemporaneous account have since been shown to be inaccurate. Summary by Delmar H. Dolbier

Genre(s): True Crime, Modern (19th C)

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Introductory Delmar H Dolbier
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Play 01 The Murder Delmar H Dolbier
00:24:06
Play 02 Obsequies in Washington Delmar H Dolbier
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Play 03 The Murderer (1) Delmar H Dolbier
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Play 04 The Murderer (2) Delmar H Dolbier
00:20:30
Play 05 The Assassin's Death (1) Delmar H Dolbier
00:13:33
Play 06 The Assassin's Death (2) Delmar H Dolbier
00:22:17
Play 07 Solution of the Conspiracy (1) Delmar H Dolbier
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Play 08 Solution of the Conspiracy (2) Delmar H Dolbier
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Play 09 The Detectives' Stories Delmar H Dolbier
00:23:27
Play 10 The Martyr Delmar H Dolbier
00:17:59
Play 11 The Trial Delmar H Dolbier
00:29:18
Play 12 The Executions Delmar H Dolbier
00:28:36
Play 13 Extra Mural Scenes Delmar H Dolbier
00:11:32