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So Jesse we're just telling us that.
Notice that it introduced that they are I -- when Billy Campbell Jesse Johnson they are the stars of the new -- National Geographic movie that is premiering Sunday night 8 PM.
Called killing linked securities on -- -- -- Jesse is general spoke with and Billy is Abe Lincoln so you don't sing hello -- talking about your dad -- is Don Johnson of course of Miami Vice etc.
and as we were saying was it natural that you wouldn't become an actor.
And you said dates you are trying to cast about for other things but how did you end up becoming an.
I think I just kept falling into -- I gravitated towards the theater because I was bit outspoken and today I was you know sort of you know compete against the the class clown sometimes and away and and and sort of naturally gravitated towards.
Being in in plays and productions and and I just kept going with it and then that originally went to college for music and realize that I didn't.
Learn how to read music and I just kept that theater again with your -- encouraging of -- are we -- panel I know I'd like you to be a doctor he really like let me and doctor definitely never came up.
But today he said you know.
-- Jewish you wanna do -- to get one point I mentioned like I was interested in cooking and being a chef and his like.
People got he sets interest thing at -- and I just.
It was something that -- was was good out and -- continued to do and kind of fell into career of doing in human element.
Billy during the commercial on our -- -- you were talking a little bit about how you rehearsed for a scene.
Would you explain how you use a tape recorder -- use a device and then you.
You do some might mean and next thing you know you've got to see Nen memorize.
Well let's just -- did some electronic scene partner I just died play all the other parts in the scripts.
And when it comes to my own lines I'm mime CU record -- -- -- a record recorded into a recorder in and play all the other parts and when it comes to mind dialogue I I just -- and I don't say it -- So that when I play it back I have a rehearsal partner.
All the other dialogue is there -- mind.
Did you -- you revealed that there is apparently now an app for that ideally suited to which I did not know.
Yet there's an -- for -- so that you can use.
You can really you know -- the -- -- voice that this thing I thought nothing of real actors is that sounds beautiful.
I should play both of these.
Is amazing do you -- your phone right now.
I I do well let's see -- do you -- yeah -- -- -- have to go through and -- and make sure there's nothing.
Awesome news my yeah a little.
-- yeah that's called it's called rehearsal who can and and basically that's.
That's what it looks like an actor developed it it is as he can highlight -- lines and you can go through it and and -- here -- on -- and usually on the banks schools are here to remind people like -- -- -- what -- you didn't tell you is he has stock and the iPad.
I you know -- -- asked for so that.
-- -- Going -- Internet play when he -- seeds in -- does not look I've got the new five pence and Adam immaterial let's this that's on my iPad.
So I you know -- that is an actor so I just employ everybody else to read lines.
And actually -- I just like at my friends that there aren't I great.
Is is it just seems right now we are so interested in historical.
Events you know Lincoln we want to know about our our famous presidents I think it's that's it's it's translating into age kids at school.
You know more kids want to learn about it and I think that's one of the great things about seeing you and your piece on.
On television it brings more awareness people want to learn more and it's not just boring history it's exciting.
It is exciting and and I think this.
Project kind of proves.
You know Nat geo is philosophy is that.
History you as it was this can be exciting you don't have to change things don't happen.
Got to see them up.
That is history itself can be exciting this thing is this thing is as historically accurate as is possible for it to be.
What did you guys learn -- doing if he hadn't Peterson.
And then there's so many things that said to learn about it how intricate and complicated the story -- how intertwined all of these people's lives are.
I think the fact that you know John Wilkes Booth was an active -- the albeit subversive.
Component of -- the underground.
-- -- Sort of methods of didn't confederacy to.
Take over he leveraged his fame in his wealth and his connections to move goods across borders and to.
And convey messages and information because he kind of had this luxurious.
Being able to travel.
From place to place because he was in the theater and he was like the star name and -- had.
A grand scope all over the -- of the country since he was one of the original domestic terrorists in a way via an away when you know what depends on what side of the -- is exactly right had a DREAM Act and thought it was going to be -- event.
-- remembered -- the time that we're living in and think the ideology in the belief set of the people at the time.
You know it's easy for arrested -- you know cast -- -- -- John Wilkes Booth says like you know.
Newton -- supreme -- which he absolutely was but also you know that there were certain controversial issues about the Lincoln presidency that people are.
Unaware of because of the martyrdom of them after the assassination will take it back it up premieres this Sunday 8 PM on the National Geographic channel Billy Campbell and Jesse Johnson.
-- let me just basic your money Simeon and I must see tomorrow.
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