The Resource The trial of Mary Todd Lincoln, (electronic resource)

The trial of Mary Todd Lincoln, (electronic resource)

Label
The trial of Mary Todd Lincoln
Title
The trial of Mary Todd Lincoln
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Trial of Mary Todd Lincoln, first published in 1959, is the dramatic account of the insanity trial Mary Todd Lincoln. In 1875, Robert Todd Lincoln, son of the late President Abraham Lincoln, petitioned a Chicago court to commit his mother to an asylum on charges of insanity. He was increasingly disturbed by what he viewed as his mother's erratic behavior. The court ruled Mrs. Lincoln insane and committed her to a private mental hospital in Batavia, Illinois. However, through her own efforts, Mrs. Lincoln secured her release from the sanitarium and lived under the care of her sister Elizabeth in Springfield, Illinois. The book paints a sympathetic portrait of Mary Todd Lincoln, and recounts actual witness testimony from the trial. Hosted by Bill Kurtis, the trial is re-enacted with a modern-day judge, practicing attorneys, and mental health experts who use facts based on actual witness statements from the 1875 trial. They apply current Illinois law regarding mental health proceedings and current health treatment to the dramatic and heartbreaking story of the nation's 16th first lady
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1909-2001
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Rhodes, James A.
Dewey number
813.5
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Mary Todd
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The trial of Mary Todd Lincoln, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781789128710
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12655066
Publisher number
MWT12655066
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The trial of Mary Todd Lincoln, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781789128710
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12655066
Publisher number
MWT12655066
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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