West Bloomfield Township Public Library

Who Loved John Wilkes Booth?

"John Wilkes Booth and the Women Who Loved Him," Presented by West Bloomfield author, E. Lawrence Abel. Before he shot President Abraham Lincoln, actor John Wilkes Booth was a notorious womanizer. An actress almost killed him in a jealous rage. A prostitute tried to kill herself when he abandoned her. Another woman swore she saw Booth murder the president, even though she was thousands of miles away. Learn more about the women in John Wilkes Booth’s life, women whom have been relegated to the footnotes of history, until now.

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