Stealing Lincoln's Body

Subject: History
Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12
Source: History

On election night in 1876, several Chicago counterfeiters attempted to abduct and hold for ransom the remains of our 16th president. This documentary relates that incident as well as the history of Lincoln's corpse after the failed abduction.


60-minute runtime; two-year copyright clearance.

Feb 7 at 6:00AM ET/PT

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