Analysis Of Bill O ' Reilly 's ' Killing Lincoln ' Essay
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Bill O’Reilly’s and Martin Dugard’s book Killing Lincoln delves into the events leading up to the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln and the repercussions upon the people involved, as well as a detailed analysis of the ongoing war efforts and the affects one has upon the other. While unraveling the conspiracy and its members, the reader is given compelling evidence and speculative reasoning that leads the reader to believe that the plot to assassinate Lincoln involves additional people, and could in fact be a conspiracy that reaches into the regions of power far above what is historically proven.
Bill O’Reilly is a celebrated author and broadcast journalist with numerous bestselling books, some of which are EMMY nominated. O’Reilly has a 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. His first love was history and he taught it in high school before going into broadcasting. Martin Dugard is a celebrated author as well with historical books of his own as well as non-historical works. He is the co-author of all of Bill O’Reilly’s novels as well as the co-author of a novel with celebrated author James Patterson. Killing Lincoln is a very well written historical novel that grabs the reader like a well written thriller. The book keeps the reader on the edge of his/her seat with the brutality of war as well as the intrigue of a shadowy