Interview With A Man Who Saw Lincoln Shot

Samuel J. Seymour, the last surviving attendant at Ford’s Theater the night of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, shares his story on “I’ve Got a Secret” back in 1956.

The Atlantic / Via theatlantic.com

2. He was 5 when he witnessed the shooting.

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