Act 2 “The Fabulous Booth Boys”

With the release date of March 29th steadily approaching, the notes for Act 2 “The Fabulous Booth Boys” are here! Just like last time, I’ll share sources and some other materials that will help with the upcoming episode. Also, if you missed Act 1, you can still check that one out! Go to the show’s website linked below for the various platforms and listen. You can also check out other shows from previous seasons! As always…please leave a comment, a 5 star rating, or anything else positive! I always welcome those!

Apple podcasts –

Official site –

Edwin Booth as Hamlet
Edwin Booth statue in the Bronx Hall of Fame
The Fabulous Booth Boys
Junius and Edwin Booth


Kauffman, M. W. (2004). American Brutus: John Wilkes booth and the Lincoln conspiracies. Random House.

Swanson, J. (2009). Chasing Lincoln’s Killer. Scholastic.

Swanson, J. L. (2006). Manhunt: The 12-day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer. Harper Large Print.

Swanson, J. L. (2010). Bloody Crimes the Chase for Jefferson Davis and the death pageant for Lincoln’s corpse. William Morrow/HarperCollins.

Titone, N. (2011). My thoughts be bloody: The bitter rivalry between Edwin and John Wilkes booth that led to an American tragedy. Free Press.

“Original Ad For John Wilkes Booth’s Acting Debut”. Ghosts of Baltimore. Retrieved February 17, 2019.

Balsiger, David; Sellier, Charles Jr. (1994). The Lincoln Conspiracy. Buccaneer. p. 24. ISBN 1-56849-531-5.

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