Life and Death in the White House: Assassinations and Mourning


Subject:
The United States Presidency , Assassinations and Assassination Attempts

Description:
This presentation looks at assassination of U.S. presidents and the role of the U.S. Secret Service in protecting presidents. Discusses assassinations and assassination attempts, including Abraham Lincoln, John F. Kennedy, Andrew Jackson, and James A. Garfield. Includes a chart listing all of the assassination attempts and outcomes. Part of a larger exhibit on the U.S. presidency by the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History.

Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History

Language:
English

Source:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/PRESIDENCY/3d.html


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