TV Movie | Unrated | | Biography, Drama, History
Based on The New York Times best-selling novel, Killing Lincoln is the suspenseful, eye-opening story of the events surrounding the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.
Actor Billy Campbell was cast as Abraham Lincoln about five days before production of Killing Lincoln (2013) started, the docu-drama being made after Steven Spielberg's Lincoln (2012) had first released.
The doors to the white house stand open, to one and all, day and night. My life is within reach of anyone, sane or mad. By the hand of a murder I can die but once, but to go continually in fear, well that is to die over and over... and over again.
When the photograph is being taken of Booth's autopsy, narrator Tom Hanks refers to Secretary of War Stanton as "Secretary of State Stanton."