|Statement||by Jno. W. Starr, jr. Delivered June 4, 1906, at his graduation from the public schools of Millersburg, Pa. ...|
|LC Classifications||E457.8 .S794|
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|LC Control Number||11007230|
Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch, the bestselling authors of The First Conspiracy, which covers the secret plot against George Washington, now turn their attention to a little-known, but true story about a failed assassination attempt on the sixteenth president in The Lincoln Conspiracy.. Everyone knows the story of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination in , but few are aware of the original Author: Brad Meltzer. Lincoln in the World isn’t the first work to point out Lincoln’s brilliance as a seminal foreign policy president, but it is the first to gather all the key episodes. Among the choice nuggets Author: Allen Barra. The foiled plot to assassinate Lincoln in , while on his way to his first inauguration, forms the basis of The Lincoln Conspiracy, the newest book from thriller author Brad Meltzer and. This book will stay with me for a long time and has made me even more of an admirer of Lincoln, the president and the man. Read more. 16 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Buzz Stephens. out of 5 stars A Wonderful Book. Reviewed in the United States on J /5().
The new book "The Lincoln Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill America's 16th President--and Why It Failed" and the Fox Nation documentary "Secrets of Abraham Lincoln," shed new light on a lesser. Very few people know that there was a plot before that — a secret society's plan to kill Abraham Lincoln before he was even sworn in as the president." The book reads like an old-school thriller; it begins on a night train headed for Washington, D.C., with Abraham Lincoln onboard and in disguise, attempting to thwart would-be assassins nine Author: Christina Ianzito. The Lincoln Conspiracy is definitely a work of non-fiction that grips the reader from the first short chapter or two and plunges them headlong into a complex conspiracy to assassinate President-elect Abraham Lincoln in March , just before he's sworn in as the 16th president.4/5. Ted Widmer has done just that in his superb new book, “Lincoln on the Verge: Thirteen Days to Washington.” It’s ostensibly about the train trip the president-elect took from Springfield, Ill.
"Ted Widmer's Lincoln On the Verge is an impressively vivid and intimate portrait of Abraham Lincoln on his historic train journey from Illinois to Washington D.C. (where he was sworn-in as America's 16th president). With a deft blend of textured storytelling and fresh research Widmer recounts the widespread uncertainty and fear that Released on: Ap Abraham Lincoln, a self-taught lawyer, legislator and vocal opponent of slavery, was elected 16th president of the United States in November , shortly before the outbreak of . Abraham Lincoln, 16th U.S. president (–65), who preserved the Union during the American Civil War and brought about the emancipation of the slaves. Among American heroes, Lincoln continues to have a unique appeal for his fellow countrymen and also for people of other lands. Learn more about Abraham Lincoln here. Part of this book is an exploration of the reviews of Lincoln’s speech. Half the country viewed it as: “What’s he talking about God for? That’s not the place of a president.”.