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I Am Not Making This Up: Ep. 9 That Time Edwin Booth Could Have Changed Everything

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Podcast: i am not making this up podcast – Tracy S. Morris
Published: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:00:00 +0000

Let's talk a little about Edwin Booth. People don’t remember the other two Booth brothers. John Wilkes Booth casts a long shadow. And when they do, it’s because Edwin once rescued Robert Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln’s son, from being crushed by a train. There’s a certain neatness in the symmetry of that. One brother saves a son, while the other murders a father. But there was a time when Edwin’s name outshone his more infamous brother. There was a time when, by the right word or the right action, Edwin might have put his brother on a different path. 

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