Epic poster placement rewrites the history books

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The name’s Bond—James Bond Booth—John Wilkes Booth. More than 147 years after the infamous assassin shot Abraham Lincoln inside of Ford’s Theatre, history is repeating itself. This time, however, it’s at the movie theater, courtesy of two ill-placed NYC subway posters promoting the newest installment in the 007 franchise, “Skyfall,” as well as Steven Spielberg’s recent biographical war drama, “Lincoln.”

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