In this 2009 file photo released by Ford's Theatre shows the exterior of Ford's Theatre in Washington. Within 16 months of the assassination, the theater was closed and the federal gov

 

              In this 2009 file photo released by Ford
In this 2009 file photo released by Ford's Theatre shows the exterior of Ford's Theatre in Washington. Within 16 months of the assassination, the theater was closed and the federal government turned the building into office space, but it became a working theater again in the 1960s and the interior was recreated to show what it looked like the night Lincoln was shot. (AP Photo/Ford's Theatre, Maxwell MacKenzie)