Awful Event: President Lincoln Shot by an Assassin
Before the Banner headline front page news was a bit understated.
Image: New York Times front page from April 15, 1865. Via the NYT’s Facebook Timeline.

Awful Event: President Lincoln Shot by an Assassin

Before the Banner headline front page news was a bit understated.

Image: New York Times front page from April 15, 1865. Via the NYT’s Facebook Timeline.

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    Lols
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    "The act of a desperate rebel!"
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    Presumably those nineteenth century folk were verrryyy careful readers.
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    A piece of history
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    Those heavy black, vertical lines are called journalistic mourning.
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