Oct 21, 2010

Chicago author to speak at Tudor hall Friday

(Aegis) Leaders of the group that operates Tudor Hall, the county-owned and quasi-publicly operated former home of the equally famed and infamous Booth family, say the tourist attraction is ending this season with a flourish.
The public has two more opportunities to tour the former home of the Booth family, which until John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln, was best known for its theatrical renown.
The first tour opportunity is Friday, Oct. 22, when Nora Titone, of Chicago, will be at Tudor Hall to speak about her new non-fiction book, “My Thoughts Be Bloody: The Bitter Rivalry Between Edwin and John Wilkes Booth That Led to an American Tragedy,” to be published this month by Freedom Press, a division of Simon & Schuster. Continued