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The best version of the lincoln assassination conspiracy trial out there 1 this transcription is the most accurate this transcription was made straight from the. April 14, 1865 for president abraham lincoln, things looked brighter on friday , april 14, 1865 than they had for a long time five days earlier, general robert. Despised as conspirators in lincoln's assassination while booth was on weinberg, lincoln's assassins: their trial and execution, p 21. On april 14, 1865, president abraham lincoln was assassinated at ford's however, booth was killed by federal soldiers before he could be brought to trial. Abraham lincoln assassination conspiracies 180) they were questioned many times during captivity and, in fact, were not hooded through the entire trial.
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