1. Family of Assassins: The Surratts of Maryland by David O. Stewart

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    Everyone knows about John Wilkes Booth, the man who killed Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865. But what about Mary Surratt, the boardinghouse keeper who "kept the nest that hatched the egg" of assassination…

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    • Bringing Details to the Big Screen

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      Academy Award-winning director Robert Redford, talks about bringing little-known historical details to the big screen in this clip from the DVD extras of the Civil War drama The Conspirator. Clip…

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