I have read most of the books on the Lincoln Assassination and this one seems to be very well researched.
This book examines those myths, explores their sources and allows the reader to determine for himself what level of validity ought to be attached to them.
Succinct, clear, and well-researched, Hanchett has written a book that any Lincoln/Booth aficionado should read at some point.
William Hanchett is an apologist for Edwin Stanton. Apparently Stanton can do no wrong. He makes one excuse after another, absolving Stanton's actions regarding Lincoln's... Read morePublished on September 22, 2012 by Amazon Customer
I have read most of the books on the Lincoln Assassination and this one seems to be very well researched. Read morePublished on July 27, 2012 by hawks22
For a Lincoln assassination buff, I'd rate this book as essential. Thoroughly documented with excellent notes and a good bibliography, it pulls together many rumors and most of the... Read morePublished on December 23, 2011 by Barry Sharpe
I've had it with all these idiotic "conspiracy books" that flood the market. If it's not JFK, it's space aliens and "black helicopters" and sad to say, Abraham... Read morePublished on June 11, 2004 by Peter Stines