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Sean Wilentz


The Rise of American Democracy
2005

As soon as he shot the President, and jumped down to the stage at Ford's Theater, he didn't run off. He claimed center stage, faced the audience .. and cried out, "Sic semper tyrannis." The moment he jumped to that stage he was telling fifteen hundred people, look at me! I'm John Wilkes Booth! I've just shot the President! But now I also want to escape.

- James Swanson
Manhunt


Featuring 1,841 interviews with 1,590 authors, including:

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