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Classical Notes

Recalling that fateful night at Ford's Theatre

By David Weininger
Globe Correspondent / June 20, 2008

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It sounds like the answer to a Trivial Pursuit question, history category: What was playing at Ford's Theatre the night Abraham Lincoln was assassinated? The answer, for those not up on their Civil War-era minutiae, is "Our American Cousin," a rather slight comedy of manners by British writer Tom Taylor. (Full article: 828 words)

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