He is perhaps the most beloved man in American history - his name is synonymous with honesty and righteousness. But in his own lifetime Abraham Lincoln was hated by so many that an envelope in his desk marked "Assassination" was stuffed with 100 threatening letters. What drove the handsome actor John Wilkes Booth to kill Lincoln and how did he go about it? Was the Confederate government behind him? Was he motivated by a personal vendetta? the questions that have haunted the American people for 130 years are finally answered in THE LINCOLN ASSASSINATION. Enlisting the help of forensic experts and modern historians this engrossing program unravels the myths and misconceptions to bring you the definitive examination of Lincoln's death the tragedy that shocked and enraged America.