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.
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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