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Ford's Theatre
at E Street NW 511 Tenth Street NW Washington, DC 20004
202-347-4833
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Although we wanted to take Metro which is only two blocks away, they were doing track work and it would have taken us too long. There are numerous parking garages in the area. The lot next to the theater is the most expensive at $30, but just two blocks away, we paid $10.
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The theater is right in the heart of the theater district. Between Warner and Verizon Center so there are lots of places to eat
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"The Lincoln Assassination Conspiracies"
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Why did a handsome, popular, theatre idol murder President Lincoln? Was Booth’s act a result of a Confederate conspiracy? Was he a Confederate spy acting as part of a larger plot or simply a lone gunman? Was he a player in an internal Union scheme? Was a White House spy involved? Many theories have been proposed and discarded. Examine the controversies surrounding Lincoln’s assassination anew — at the very scene of the crime — during this eye-opening session.

Join renowned experts Michael Kauffman, author of American Brutus; Frank J. Williams, Chairman of The Lincoln Forum and Chief Justice (ret) of Rhode Island; and H. Donald Winkler, author of Stealing Secrets and Lincoln and Booth: More Light on the Conspiracy, for a rounded view of the conspiracies and realities of the horrific events of April 14th, 1865.

Presented in collaboration by the National Park Service, Ford’s Theatre Society, Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site; The International Spy Museum; and the Willard InterContinental Hotel.