Comments for: Lincoln survives, is impeached in Yale prof’s imagined history

Posted July 15, 2012, at 5:08 p.m.

“The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln” by Stephen L. Varter. Knopf, 516 pages, $26.95. In Stephen L. Carter’s latest novel, a spy thriller/murder mystery/courtroom drama/political potboiler set in 1860s Washington, the 16th U.S. president survives the shooting in Ford’s Theatre only to face removal from office by a cabal of Radical …

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