Reading Lists:

In April 1865, Abraham Lincoln was gunned down in Ford's Theater by John Wilkes Booth--forever martyring the murdered President. More has been written about Lincoln than any other American and the circumstances of his death have long been debated. Here is a list of books that will help you understand the circumstances and significance of this first Presidential assassination.

In these books and movies, you get to watch how character develops over time in very interesting ways.