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Good lord, people. Don't have a history teacher explain it, have a critical thinker with internet access explain it. I smelled a rat when my grandfather told me this in 1977 - when I was 7 - and looked it up then. I can't believe this is still passed around as truth! Lincoln/Kennedy coincidences.
THIS is why I want to work in a historical field. This information is wildly untrue. Lincoln was shot in Ford's Theater, Marilyn Monroe died almost a year before Kennedy, there is no record of Lincoln having a secretary named Kennedy, and John Wilkes Booth was born in 1838.