016: Assassin’s Creed

President McKinley speaks at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY, on September 5, 1901. Leon Czołgosz is somewhere in the crowd, but he will not find his opportunity until tomorrow.
President McKinley speaks at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY, on September 5, 1901. Leon Czołgosz is somewhere in the crowd, but he will not find his opportunity until tomorrow.

The course of American history changes when the staid, conservative William McKinley is shot and killed by an anarchist assassin, and the improbable Theodore Roosevelt becomes President of the United States.

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Fanfare

Opening Theme

“There’ll Be a Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight”
Composed in 1896 by Theodore August Metz. Public domain.

Symphony No. 3 in E Major (“Eroica”)
Composed in 1804 by Ludwig van Beethoven. Public domain.
Performed by Czech National Symphony Orchestra. Public domain. Source.

Closing Theme

 

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