Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever - Part 2: Chapters 16-20 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2: Chapters 16-20 Summary and Analysis

Part 2: The Ides of Death

Chapter 16:

MONDAY, APRIL 10, 1865 WASHINGTON, D.C. NIGHT

Washington is in a glorious uproar over Lee's surrender. Lincoln does not want to speak but is forced into it by the crowd Lincoln has been plagued with nightmares and knows there is a great deal of hard work in the future.

Chapter 17:

MONDAY, APRIL 10, 1865 WASHINGTON, D.C. NIGHT

Booth practices in a shooting range one mile from the White House. Booth is furious at Lee's decision to surrender. Now that Lee has surrendered, everything is in disarray.

"At this point, there are at least four Confederate groups conspiring to harm the president. Two are plotting a kidnapping, one is planning to smuggle dress shirts infected with yellow fever into his dresser drawers, and another intends to blow up the White House." Chap. 17, p. 100

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