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AHTV: American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth

AHTV: American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth

AHTV: American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth

Washington, DC
Sunday, April 25, 2010

In "American Brutus," Historian Michael Kaufman profiles Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth. Using new archival materials, Kaufman explains the motives of the actor-turned assassin and the mechanics of Booth's plot to overthrow the Union government.

Updated: Friday, November 26, 2010 at 6:35pm (ET)

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