Well, Richard...Eisenschiml offered several possible scenarios in re Lincoln's murder. Successive chapters were headed "The Case Against ______," with the text then outlining the evidence against Booth, Stanton, Andrew Johnson, Confederate Leaders, etc. It didn't favor any one suspected co-consiprator.
So to say his book was debunked begs the question, "Which part?" It's a common misconception that Secretary of War Stanton was a specific target of the book. I made that point at Ford's Theater in 1998, but the confusion lingers.
I'll be thinking of all of you at the reunion. I simply don't travel well at this point, especially not alone...and my significant other doesn't fly.
I tend too agree with you, Steve. The last few books (exc. Melsky's) seem to offer nothing credible, thought-provoking, or new. We're being ripped off. Kelvin clinched the wood evidence agst. BRH.... more