Wet With Blood

April 21, 2009

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One of the most powerful artifacts in the Chicago History Museum's collection is the cloak allegedly worn by Mary Todd Lincoln on the night of Abraham Lincoln's assassination in 1865. Listen to Russell Lewis, the Chicago History Museum's Chief Historian, for an investigative look at the evidence, myths and facts surrounding this object.

 

Recorded Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at Chicago History Museum.