Fortune’s Fool: John Wilkes Booth

Thursday, April 14th 2016

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In this program sponsored by the Lancaster Civil War Round Table, Terry Alford, a nationally recognized authority on John Wilkes Booth, will look at how the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln on the night of April 14, 1865 altered the trajectory of postwar history, and why no one could have imagined that this fantastically gifted actor and well-liked man could commit such an atrocity.

Location: Community Room