The Legend of John Wilkes Booth: Myth, Memory, and a Mummy (CultureAmerica)
For decades a sideshow attraction was the supposed body of John Wilkes Booth. This is the story of how collective memories and popular histories collide with, clash, and sometimes overcome mainstream accounts of the past.
Author: C. Wyatt Evans
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Release Date: 2004-11-10