Whether you're a history buff or not, prepare to be transfixed by a video from a classic TV show that gives you an eye witness account of the night Abraham Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C.

The year was 1956, some 91 years after the event, and Samuel Seymour tells a gripping story about being in the theatre as a 5-year old the night of the Lincoln assassination.