The Ladykiller who Killed Lincoln: The Scandalous Love Life of John Wilkes Booth

The Ladykiller who Killed Lincoln: The Scandalous Love Life of John Wilkes Booth

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What if People magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” assassinated a U.S. President? John Wilkes Booth has been despised as a traitor, hailed as a martyr, and dismissed as a lunatic. But in the 1860s he was considered the “handsomest man in America”? Before cementing his name in history by assassinating President Lincoln, this actor extraordinaire was the Leonardo DiCaprio of the 1860s. Women packed the audiences wherever Booth played, pawed him for autographs, and tore at his clothes for souvenirs. ... See More

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