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The Hunt for Lincoln's Assassin

2008 Rated NR 50m

This engaging documentary from National Geographic chronicles a dark hour in America's history: the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and the desperate, weeks-long hunt for the assassin -- actor and Confederate sympathizer John Wilkes Booth. Noted scholars explain how Booth eluded capture until he was finally surrounded in the barn of a Virginia farmer. Dramatic reenactments bring to life those panicked days in April 1865.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.