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hlthe2b Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-11 07:35 PM
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7. He was shot by a union soldier, part of the posse' & supposedly against orders...
Edited on Fri Sep-30-11 08:08 PM by hlthe2b
Since they did round up and try the others charged with conspiracy, I assume the intent was to try him.
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  -Why didn't John Wilkes Booth get a trial? jberryhill  Sep-30-11 07:29 PM   #0 
  - Because he was in the act of killing public officials, beyond just Abraham Lincoln. NT  Taverner   Sep-30-11 07:30 PM   #1 
  - In a barn? Really?  jberryhill   Sep-30-11 07:32 PM   #3 
     - A theater. nt  Taverner   Sep-30-11 07:33 PM   #5 
        - Do you know about the death of Booth?  jberryhill   Sep-30-11 07:36 PM   #10 
  - He was shot against orders?  abelenkpe   Sep-30-11 07:32 PM   #2 
  - Read on...  jberryhill   Sep-30-11 07:33 PM   #6 
     - Dillnger was gunned down. Everybody knows that. nt  abelenkpe   Sep-30-11 07:35 PM   #9 
  - Really? You are unable to see any difference in the two situations?  Vinnie From Indy   Sep-30-11 07:33 PM   #4 
  - Actually he was tried and convicted of conspiracy to commit murder. nt  TheWraith   Sep-30-11 07:35 PM   #8 
     - Before they killed him?  Vinnie From Indy   Sep-30-11 07:43 PM   #16 
     - No, Al Awlaki was convicted, in 2010.  TheWraith   Sep-30-11 08:29 PM   #27 
     - Booth? No, but  Retrograde   Sep-30-11 08:12 PM   #22 
        - No, I meant Anwar Al Awlaki.  TheWraith   Sep-30-11 08:28 PM   #26 
  - He was shot by a union soldier, part of the posse' & supposedly against orders...  hlthe2b   Sep-30-11 07:35 PM   #7 
  - exactly. nt  abelenkpe   Sep-30-11 07:36 PM   #11 
  - Yes, but he refused to surrender and announced an intention to fight.  jberryhill   Sep-30-11 07:39 PM   #13 
     - So?  Taverner   Sep-30-11 07:41 PM   #14 
        - Yes, I understand you are adamant  jberryhill   Sep-30-11 07:45 PM   #17 
        - Are you really?  jberryhill   Sep-30-11 07:49 PM   #18 
           - Damn you. Now I have "Stand and Deliver" as an earwig....nt  msanthrope   Sep-30-11 08:26 PM   #25 
  - He died before they could have one.  TheCowsCameHome   Sep-30-11 07:37 PM   #12 
  - Computers down at the courthouse?  Safetykitten   Sep-30-11 07:41 PM   #15 
  - He was an actor.  Kurovski   Sep-30-11 07:53 PM   #19 
  - So, then I guess Alec Baldwin now has anti-aircraft weaponry on his roof?  hlthe2b   Sep-30-11 08:11 PM   #20 
     - Oh. Don't let's get started on Alec.  Kurovski   Sep-30-11 08:22 PM   #23 
        - I'd let him move in with me....  hlthe2b   Sep-30-11 08:23 PM   #24 
           - Like shake 'n' bake  Kurovski   Sep-30-11 08:31 PM   #29 
           - And remember this lesson from childhood...  Kurovski   Sep-30-11 08:43 PM   #30 
              - No they can't....  hlthe2b   Sep-30-11 09:56 PM   #31 
  - Because he didn't make himself available for trial. eom  yawnmaster   Sep-30-11 08:12 PM   #21 
  - Had he surrendured, he would  bluestateguy   Sep-30-11 08:31 PM   #28 
  - Locking  Rhiannon12866   Oct-01-11 11:10 PM   #32 

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