April 26, 2022 - John Wilkes Booth This Day in Crime

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A killer on the loose in Wisconsin, a kidnapping in broad daylight, a retired cop pleads guilty, an unexpected murder confession, and an actor who killed a president…all coming up on This Day in Crime.

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Sources:
Evening Star – April 15, 1865
Assassination of the president

The Wheeling Daily Intelligencer – April 18, 1865
The last moments of our murdered president, April 16, 1865
Sketch of John Wilkes Booth, the murder of our president, April 16, 1865

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle – April 27, 1865
John Wilkes Booth shot
Booth shot in the head and survives three hours

When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d – By Walt Whitman, 1865
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/45480/when-lilacs-last-in-the-dooryard-bloomd

The Guardian – April 6, 2015
Our American Cousin: Lincoln’s fateful night at the theatre
https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2015/apr/06/our-american-cousin-lincoln-theatre-john-wilkes-booth

Ford’s Theatre
https://www.fords.org

History
John Wilkes Booth shoots Abraham Lincoln
https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/john-wilkes-booth-shoots-abraham-lincoln

ABC News
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/hunt-for-killer-underway-after-10-year-old-girl-found-dead-near-walking-trail/ar-AAWA2Q2?ocid=EMMX&cvid=189da67bd09c4f28a9095e2d9be61ee1

CBS News
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/baby-kidnapping-from-apartmrent-grandmother-groceries-car-outside/

CBS News
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/janet-luxford-2001-cold-case-brian-jones-confesses-murder-leads-police-to-body/

AP News
https://apnews.com/article/crime-police-boston-child-abuse-sexual-ae0fc330234083e412aa93608fd0c69c

A killer on the loose in Wisconsin, a kidnapping in broad daylight, a retired cop pleads guilty, an unexpected murder confession, and an actor who killed a president…all coming up on This Day in Crime.

WE WANT YOUR FEEDBACK! Please let us know how the show is doing because we are continually looking to improve your listening experience. Submit your feedback at https://thisdayincrime.com/feedback/

Sources:
Evening Star – April 15, 1865
Assassination of the president

The Wheeling Daily Intelligencer – April 18, 1865
The last moments of our murdered president, April 16, 1865
Sketch of John Wilkes Booth, the murder of our president, April 16, 1865

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle – April 27, 1865
John Wilkes Booth shot
Booth shot in the head and survives three hours

When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d – By Walt Whitman, 1865
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/45480/when-lilacs-last-in-the-dooryard-bloomd

The Guardian – April 6, 2015
Our American Cousin: Lincoln’s fateful night at the theatre
https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2015/apr/06/our-american-cousin-lincoln-theatre-john-wilkes-booth

Ford’s Theatre
https://www.fords.org

History
John Wilkes Booth shoots Abraham Lincoln
https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/john-wilkes-booth-shoots-abraham-lincoln

ABC News
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/hunt-for-killer-underway-after-10-year-old-girl-found-dead-near-walking-trail/ar-AAWA2Q2?ocid=EMMX&cvid=189da67bd09c4f28a9095e2d9be61ee1

CBS News
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/baby-kidnapping-from-apartmrent-grandmother-groceries-car-outside/

CBS News
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/janet-luxford-2001-cold-case-brian-jones-confesses-murder-leads-police-to-body/

AP News
https://apnews.com/article/crime-police-boston-child-abuse-sexual-ae0fc330234083e412aa93608fd0c69c