THE LINCOLN CONSPIRACY (PART ONE)

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Part 1-The backdrop and why conspiracies abound~John Wilkes Booth~Family of actors~Edwin Stanton Secy. War at heart of conspiracy theories~Stanton's#1 spy Lafayette Baker~Newspapers and Lincoln~Great Civil War Gold Hoax~Lincoln shuts down two papers~intense hatred for Lincoln~Booth a megalomaniac wants to save the South~to slay Caesar~Attempts to kidnap Lincoln fail~Murder becomes an option~Lincoln shot and Secy State Seward home attacked~VP Johnson spared~Booth and accomplice Herold escape south~days in MD swamp~Surrat and Mudd aid escape~Showdown at farm~Booth killed (or not)~Finis Bates 1912 book says not~Four including Mary Surrat are hung~Ghosts still seen~Original sites now museums~Burial of Booth

Next Week Pt 2-

We go into depth on conspiracy theories~Mary Todd Lincoln letter suspects VP Johnson~A grand confederate scheme?~Rothschilds?~Ray Neff suspects Stanton and has answers to JJ Chaffey payments as well as 178 1/2 Water St.telegram~Finds hidden code by Baker says 11 members of congress involved~ We dig into Finis Bates story that Booth escapes barn finale,heads west,changes name- tells all to Bates-later changes name again,is found by Bates,dies,is mummified andused for exhibitoon as the real Booth~ Facial recog tests say 99% Booth is same man! Much more.....

Recommended reading:: Killing Lincoln by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard; . The Escape and Suicide of John Wilkes Booth by Finis L.Bates 1907.. (Look for a follow up episode soon PART TWO- there is much more to this story)- Includes: Story of Booth escaping to Texas, changing names twice, cadaver used for display-recent facial recognition tests show 99% match-contents of diary-elements of movie and book "Lincoln Conspiracy".

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