Watch Lincoln's Secret Killer: Revealed

  • 2013
  • 1 Season

Abraham Lincoln was the target in one of the most famous assassination cases in history, but was the President of the United States already suffering with a form of cancer that would have killed him soon after John Wilkes Booth assassinated him. A team of experts is employed in this documentary to look at photographs and written evidence that provides clues to the health of Lincoln. A small area of cloth reported to be stained with the blood of Lincoln is also used for DNA testing in a New Zealand lab to see what secrets it reveals.

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February 15, 2013
National Geographic tries to solve the mystery about Abraham Lincoln. Was he already dying when he was murdered?
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Abraham Lincoln was the target in one of the most famous assassination cases in history, but was the President of the United States already suffering with a form of cancer that would have killed him soon after John Wilkes Booth assassinated him. A team of experts is employed in this documentary to look at photographs and written evidence that provides clues to the health of Lincoln. A small area of cloth reported to be stained with the blood of Lincoln is also used for DNA testing in a New Zealand lab to see what secrets it reveals.

  • Premiere Date
    February 15, 2013