LINCOLN'S MURDER A CONFEDERATE CONSPIRACY?
New data has come to light on the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, prompting speculation by many historians that his death may have been more than a "simple conspiracy" by John Wilkes Booth. Georgia Law Professor Donald E. Wilkes Jr., who has authored a number of articles concerning Lincoln 's assassination, said, "New evidence indicates Booth was a Confederate secret agent. It seems much more likely that the Confederate government knew and approved of what Booth was doing." To read the complete story, see the Washington Times . The article title is "Tours follow 12-day flight of Lincoln assassin." It was published on 4/13/06, and the author is Lisa Rauschart.
"LINCOLN'S MURDER A CONFEDERATE CONSPIRACY?" (2006). In The News. 383.