Against the ominous backdrop of post-Civil War Washington, war hero Frederick Aiken reluctantly agrees to defend the lone woman charged in the conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln, boarding house owner Mary Surratt, before a military tribunal. As the nation turns against her, Surratt is forced to rely on Aiken to uncover the truth and save her life.
Military courts -- Drama.
Political crimes and offenses -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 19th century -- Drama.
Surratt, Mary E. (Mary Eugenia), 1820-1865 -- Drama.
Trials (Assassination) -- Washington (D.C.) -- Drama.
American Film Manufacturing Company.
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Huston, Danny, 1962-
McAvoy, James, 1979-
Solomon, James (James D.)
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