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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Murder of a President Trailer

  • Aired: 01/05/2016
  • 02:09
  • Rating: NR
President James Garfield was just four months into his presidency when he was shot by a deranged office-seeker named Charles Guiteau. After his death that September, Garfield became a symbol of lost opportunity for a nation in transition. Based on Candice Millard's bestseller, "Destiny of the Republic," American Experience's "Murder of a President" premieres January 5 at 9/8c on PBS.
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In 1881, President Garfield's presidency was cut short by an assassin. Coming Jan. 2016
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