In and around Ford’s Theatre as April 14 turned into April 15, the round-the-clock commemoration of the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s assassination included historical interpreters, seminars, tours and music.
WASHINGTON – It was on this day, April 14, 150 years ago that President Lincoln was assassinated. While many have visited Ford’s Theatre and its museum, the bullet that killed the president is not there. Instead,…
WASHINGTON — He was known as the “handsomest man in America” and a talented actor renowned for his physicality on stage, especially his leaps and his sword handling. He was admired by theatergoers, including President Abraham Lincoln, whom he shot at Ford’s Theatre…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two new portraits of President Abraham Lincoln and his family are being unveiled at a Washington hotel ahead of the 150th anniversary next year of Lincoln’s assassination. The Willard InterContinental Hotel plans…
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley joins director Steven Spielberg on the red carpet at the National Archives.
Steven Spielberg\’s hit movie \”Lincoln\” could also
be a big hit for Virginia\’s economy, infusing $64
million into the state\’s economy in 2012.
If you can\’t decide whether to read the book first
or watch the movie, it doesn\’t matter. You\’ll
barely recognize \”Team of Rivals\” in \”Lincoln\’s\”
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley says \”Lincoln\”
proves that inspired, intelligent filmmaking shall not perish from this earth.
On the eve of the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln signing the Compensated Emancipation Act, which freed slaves in Washington, D.C., a celebration was held at his cottage.