Session I: Robert and Mary Lincoln: The Insanity Trial. What led to it? What motivated it? Why the kangaroo court? The quick cure and the aftermath. Session II: The Unlikely Garfield Story. The nomination and election of James A. Garfield, his brief migraine of a presidency, his assassination, and lingering death. Session III: The Davises. An unbiased look at a tragedy from beginning to end. Decent people, products of their times and society.