One gunshot. One assassin hell-bent on killing “a tyrant,” as he charged – the 16th president of the United States. And in one moment, our nation was forever changed. This is the most dramatic and resonant crime in American history: the true story of the killing of Abraham Lincoln.

Premiering Sunday, February 17, National Geographic Channel’s first original scripted drama, Killing Lincoln presents one of the most significant events in our country’s history. With fresh historical insight, the film thrillingly chronicles the final days of President Lincoln and the treasonous plot by one the most notorious, yet complex villains of all time.

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  1. megan hardgrave
    Dallas
    February 3, 2013, 9:40 pm

    New Author Megan Hardgrave is proud to announce the publication of Ride With the Assassin. A new historical fiction novel focusing on the Lincoln Assassination from a teenage witness perspective. The plot revolves around Mark, a boy who unwittingly helps John Wilkes Booth escape from Ford’s Theater after he assassinates President Lincoln. For 12 exciting days he travels with Booth along his escape route. It is inspired by a boy who held the reins of Booth’s horse on April 14, 1865. to get details and order please contact her.

  2. Neil
    Australia
    February 5, 2013, 1:30 am

    Is Megan used to talking about herself in the 3rd person? Neil hopes this is so.

  3. megan hardgrave
    February 14, 2013, 10:50 am

    Hi Neil , Glad you saw my write up for the book I have just come out with on Lincoln and no it is not about me in 3rd person but about my hero in the novel Mark Harris.