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Watch This: A TV Appearance by a Man Who Witnessed Lincoln's Assassination
It's things like this that remind me just how fast digital culture is speeding up our concept of time. Here's a video of a 50s game show that featured a man who actually saw Lincoln's assassination. Yes, that Lincoln. President Abraham Lincoln's death in 1865. It feels like ancient history, but here he is, on television. Now that's something you don't see every day.
The man's name is Samuel Seymour, and he was at the time, the only living witness of the assassination. He appeared on a show called, "I've Got a Secret."
Give it a watch below, it's a pretty amazing bit of pop history that I'm glad someone had the foresight to get online.