Harold Holzer

The assassination of President Abraham Lincoln by actor John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theatre in Washington. (credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Historian On 150th Anniversary Of Lincoln Assassination: Security Lapses Enabled Shooting

On April 14, 1865, actor John Wilkes Booth shot President Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theatre in Washington.


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Met Museum Spokesman: Claims About Admissions Policy Are ‘Fiction’

A spokesman for the Metropolitan Museum of Art dismissed as “a total fiction” claims in a published report that the museum bases pay for its cashiers on how much money they bring in despite its policy of only demanding a suggested donation.


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Metropolitan Museum of Art Accused Of Duping Visitors On Fees

A lawyer is suing the Metropolitan Museum of Art, claiming the institution is purposely misleading people about how much they have to pay to get in.


"Lincoln: How Abraham Lincoln Ended Slavery in America" by Harold Holzer (credit: CBS 2)

New Book On Abraham Lincoln Geared Towards Younger Readers

As the nation marks President’s Day weekend, a presidential scholar is out with a new book on Abraham Lincoln.