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News Report: Lincoln Shot

News reports, like this one from "The National News," predicted the likely death of President Lincoln after he was shot at Ford's Theatre. 

This edition of the newspaper, published to commemorate the first anniversary of Lincoln's death, contained many articles about the assassinated President.  It also quotes one of Lincoln's famous cautions:

History is not history unless it is the truth.

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Media Credits

Image from "The National News" - April 14, 1866 - online courtesy the Library of Congress.

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