Terry Alford

In the Houses of Their Dead

Airdate: 06/14/2022 @ 3:30 pm CST

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This program aired live on the book shop’s Facebook page. Click on the graphic to the left to order the book or to learn more about it.

Terry Alford’s expansive, richly-textured chronicle follows the Booths and the Lincolns across the nineteenth century, uncovering new facts and stories about Abraham and Mary while drawing indelible portraits of the Booths. This novelistic narrative of two exceptional American families set against the convulsions their times, In the Houses of Their Dead ultimately leads us to consider how ghost stories helped shape the nation. Scroll down to watch the program.

Daniel R. Weinberg, is president of the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. The shop has an international reputation as experts in the buying, selling, appraisal and authentication of historical, literary, artistic, and museum properties etc., since 1938. He is also the founder of Author’s Voice®; an interactive platform designed to bring the experience of a book signing to any device in any place across the world.

Daniel is co-author of Lincoln’s Assassins: Their Trial and Execution and he has lectured extensively on the subject. He has appeared on both C-Span and the History Channel.