John Wilkes Booth will forever be known as the assassin of Abraham Lincoln, but does history remember Samuel Mudd, the physician who set Booth’s leg and was tried as a collaborator? Northern Virginia Community College history professor Terry Alford examines the people and events surrounding the assassination.

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Also, was evil King Richard really the bad guy he was made out to be? University of Virginia English professor Katharine Maus addresses some of the debate around Shakespeare’s depiction and a rumored frame-up by Henry VII.

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