The Lincoln Murder Conspiracies

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University of Illinois Press, Jan 1, 1989 - History - 303 pages
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Clears up misconceptions spread by various conspiracy theories, recounts the factual evidence concerning Lincoln's assassination, and explains why such unproved theories have been so popular.
  

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Hancett documents all of the theories regarding the Lincoln assassination and discredits them, including those that implicated CSA President Davis, US Secretary of War Stanton, VP Johnson, and the ... Read full review

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A fine overview of various conspiracy theories concerning Lincoln's assassination. Read full review

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Contents

They Hated Lincoln
7
Sic Semper Tyrannis
35
The Assassination as a Confederate Grand Conspiracy
59
The Assassination as a Simple Conspiracy
90
They Hatedand LovedJohn Wilkes Booth
125
Otto Eisenschimls Grand Conspiracy
158
Following the Leader The War Department and Booths Abduction Plot
185
Reductio ad Absurdum
210
A Few Last Words
245
Notes
249
Bibliography
281
Index
297
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Hanchett is a professor emeritus of history at San Diego State University.

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