Flashback: April 14, 1865 – Egan Foote Assassinates President Abraham Lincoln
Recently unearthed from the Presidential archives, this photo shows Egan Foote being questioned by police on the night of President Lincoln’s assassination.
According to police records, Egan was the prime suspect after Lincoln’s famous dying declaration: “Find… the… Foote…”
A scene from Egan Foote’s trial. Egan, seen here holding the skull of Abraham Lincoln, attempts to convince the jury that the bullet hole in Mr. Lincoln’s skull was in fact there all along.
Egan Foote making his closing statement to the jury.
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