Abraham Lincoln Pt. 1: John Wilkes Booth

Famed actor John Wilkes Booth was rehearsing with a touring company in St. Louis, when he pointed a prop pistol at his castmate and said, "If you were President Abraham Lincoln, what a chance I'd have." He may have been joking at the time, but two years later in 1865, Booth's chance finally arrived. 

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