Essay on Killing Lincoln By Bill O ' Reilly And Martin Dugard

1427 Words Mar 9th, 2016 6 Pages
Killing Lincoln is a vivid retelling of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln written by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. They detail the assassination from multiple viewpoints, including that of the president and his assassin. It could serve as a useful tool for scholars because the information is presented in a clear, chronological format, collected from multiple resources, and addresses some of the speculation and conspiracies surrounding this heinous act.
It is written by two authors: Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. O’Reilly is the host of a Fox News program: The O’Reilly Factor. He has received multiple college degrees, including “…his BA in history from Marist College, a Master 's in Broadcast Journalism from Boston University, and a second MA in Public Administration from the Kennedy
School of Government at Harvard” (“Bill’s Biography” par. 10). Although he is now a popular face on television, he was originally a high school history teacher (“Bill’s
Biography” par. 11). His appreciation for the subject led him to write the five books of the Killing Series: Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, Killing Jesus, Killing Patton, and
Killing Reagan. His co-author for that whole series is Martin Dugard (“About” par. 1).
Dugard is also a “New York Times bestselling author” who has written other historical books like The Murder of King Tut, The Last Voyage of Columbus, and Into Africa: The
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Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone (“About” par. 1, 3). He has also written…

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