The Conspirator with Dr. Brian Dirck

02.05.2021 - By Based on a True Story

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2010's The Conspirator tells the story of Mary Surratt and her alleged involvement in Lincoln's assassination. Dr. Brian Dirck joins us again to separate fact from fiction in the film. Dr. Dirck is a Professor of History at Anderson University and author of multiple books on President Lincoln, including Lincoln and the Constitution, The Black Heavens: Abraham Lincoln and Death and Lincoln the Lawyer. Want to learn more about the real story? Here are some resources to get you started: The Black Heavens: Abraham Lincoln and Death Lincoln and the Constitution Lincoln the Lawyer   Did you enjoy this episode? You can find the transcript and show notes for this episode at: Support our sponsors: Or get ad-free content and exclusive bonus content by supporting the show directly: Get a peek at upcoming episodes with the email newsletter. Want a chance to be heard on the show? Leave a voicemail at +1 (405) 334-4672.

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