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Controversial Rand Paul aide leaving

WASHINGTON, July 22 (UPI) -- A former radio host and controversial aide to U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., who said he toasts John Wilkes Booth's birthday is leaving his post, officials said.

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'Killing Lincoln' to debut on Presidents' Day weekend

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- America's National Geographic Channel says it has set a Feb. 17 airdate for its first original scripted drama, "Killing Lincoln."
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Hanks to narrate NatGeo Lincoln program

Hanks to narrate NatGeo Lincoln program

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- National Geographic Channel says Hollywood actor Tom Hanks is to be the on-camera narrator for its upcoming "Killing Lincoln" program.
'Assassins' reunion planned

'Assassins' reunion planned

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Mario Cantone, Michael Cerveris and Neil Patrick Harris will headline a benefit staging of the musical "Assassins," New York's Roundabout Theatre Company said.

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Booth bobbleheads pulled in Gettysburg

GETTYSBURG NATIONAL MILITARY PARK, Pa., March 14 (UPI) -- The Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center in Pennsylvania has pulled bobble-head dolls of John Wilkes Booth from its bookstore following complaints from visitors.

Auction set for house with Lincoln tie

KING GEORGE, Va., July 25 (UPI) -- A Virginia manor house where John Wilkes Booth sought medical help after assassinating President Abraham Lincoln is heading for auction, officials say.
Booth kin may be exhumed to solve mystery

Booth kin may be exhumed to solve mystery

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Descendants say they support exhuming actor Edwin Booth to determine if his brother was really shot after assassinating Abraham Lincoln.

Mudd family gathers to celebrate ancestor

DRY TORTUGAS, Fla., July 18 (UPI) -- Descendants of Dr. Samuel Mudd, who was imprisoned for treating Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth, gathered near Key West, Fla., to commemorate him, they said.

Lincoln assassination bullet on display

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- The bullet used to kill U.S. President Abraham Lincoln is on display in Washington as part of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial, a museum official says.
Redford to direct Lincoln picture

Redford to direct Lincoln picture

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Robert Redford has signed on to direct "The Conspirator," a big-screen drama about the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, The Hollywood Reporter said.
Bacon to star in Booth series for Showtime

Bacon to star in Booth series for Showtime

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Kevin Bacon reportedly has signed on to star in "The Booths," a Showtime drama series about John Wilkes Booth and his brothers.

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Did John Wilkes Booth survive?

PHILADELPHIA, April 26 (UPI) -- Two distant relatives of Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth want a chance to prove the family legend that he was not killed in a Virginia tobacco barn.

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'Book of Secrets' marks Cage's 1st sequel

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage, who had never made a sequel before, said he couldn't resist signing on for the follow-up to his 2004 hit "National Treasure."

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