Tuesday, April 14, 2015

April 14, 1865

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Smithsonian Magazine has a lot of good reading, including this article about personal relics that ended up at the Smithsonian.

Here's an article by the wonderful historian Doris Kearns Goodwin on The Night Abraham Lincoln Was Assassinated.  And here's how the Associated Press covered the terrible news -- a far cry from how it would be covered by social media today!

No comments: