Ford’s Theatre marks 150th anniversary of Lincoln assassination; No word from a certain president

Tuesday night marked the 150th anniversary of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, and all history buffs should take a moment to check out the official Twitter feed of the Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site, @FordsTheatreNPS, as well as the excellent timeline of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s Salena Zito.

Plenty were on hand at the theater for the occasion.

The first couple was busy tonight at the White House’s gospel music celebration…

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  • andrew john almady

    CHASE THEM BLACKS OUT OF THE WHITE HOUSE, DONT BELONG THERE

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  • Dana Garcia

    I happened to click over to C-span last night and they were broadcasting the event live. Here’s some of it:

    http://www.c-span.org/video/?325069-1/fords-theatre-lincoln-assassination-150th-anniversary

  • Maple Curtain

    Lincoln was a tyrant who ended the American Republic – responsible for all of the carnage of the War of Northern Aggression. Had it coming to him and rotting in hell for all eternity.

    • Clink9

      Guess your side lost.

      • Maple Curtain

        If you mean the side of liberty and limited constitutional government, you’re right. What side are you on?

        • Minicapt

          North side of the 49th Parallel.

          Cheers

          • Maple Curtain

            Westerner?

          • Minicapt

            Canadian.

            Cheers

          • Clink9

            Ditto

  • Norman_In_New_York

    Gospel music? Isn’t that haram for a good Muslim?

    • Frances

      Isn’t any music haram for a good Muslim? Except maybe private belly-dancing exhibitions.

  • andycanuck

    Yes, dipshit has been ignoring all of the ACW anniversaries of the past four years.

  • Hard Little Machine

    Too bad Obama couldn’t go to the theater.