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Bill O'Reilly anchors the highest-rated U.S. cable news show and has written several bestsellers, but this labor of love was his first book on American history. For a subject, this Civil War era buff selected perhaps the most dramatic episode in our national annals: the April 1865 assassination of Abraham Lincoln. To this sudden unfolding catastrophe, O'Reilly and historian co-author Martin Dugard lend a vivid sense of the new euphoria of post-war Washington suddenly broken by the first presidential assassination and the frantic hunt to identify and capture his killers. An illustrated history that reads like a thriller; a number one bestseller; now in trade paperback and NOOK Book.