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What does JWB stand for?

JWB stands for John Wilkes Booth


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| 1865: Abraham Lincoln, America's 16th president, was shot in Ford's Theatre by John Wilkes Booth, dying the next day.
Intertwined with the family and political crisis is the drama unfolding at a Washington tavern frequented by soldiers, members of Congress and an actor by the name of John Wilkes Booth.
Star rating: THE CONSPIRATOR (12A) After the assassination of president Abraham Lincoln, killer John Wilkes Booth (Toby Kebbell) is hunted down with co-conspirators including Samuel Arnold (Jeremy Paul Tuttle), George Atzerodt (John Michael Weatherly), David Herold (Marcus Hester) and Lewis Payne (Norman Reedus).
John Wilkes Booth (Toby Kebbell) is arrested along with Samuel Arnold (Jeremy Paul Tuttle), George Atzerodt (John Michael Weatherly), David Herold (Marcus Hester), Lewis Payne (Norman Reedus) and Michael O'Laughlen, as well as Mary Surratt (Robin Wright), who owned the boarding house where the men concocted their heinous plan to slay Lincoln (Gerald Bestrom).
THE CONSPIRATOR Time Rating (12A, 123 mins) 6/10 On April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth assassinated the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, as part of a far-reaching conspiracy.
ON APRIL 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth assassinated the 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, as part of a far-reaching conss piracy.
1865: Abraham Lincoln, America's 16th president, was shot in Ford's Theatre by John Wilkes Booth, dying next day.