The Plot Against America

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The Plot Against America imagines an alternate American history told through the eyes of a working-class Jewish family in New Jersey. The story follows the family as they watch the political rise of Charles Lindbergh, an aviator-hero and xenophobic... read more
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The Plot Against America imagines an alternate American history told through the eyes of a working-class Jewish family in New Jersey. The story follows the family as they watch the political rise of Charles Lindbergh, an aviator-hero and xenophobic populist, who becomes president and turns the nation towards fascism.

Original Release

03/16/2020 on HBO

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Cast

Winona Ryder Evelyn Finkel
John Turturro Rabbi Lionel Bengelsdorf
David Krumholtz Monty Levin
Zoe Kazan Elizabeth 'Bess' Levin
Morgan Spector Herman Levin
Michael Kostroff Shepsie Tirchwell
Azhy Robertson Phillip Levin
Anthony Boyle Alvin Levin
Caleb Malis Sandy Levin
Jacob Laval Seldon Wishnow
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Part 1 Monday, 16 March 2020
2 Part 2 Monday, 23 March 2020
3 Part 3 Monday, 30 March 2020
4 Part 4 Monday, 06 April 2020
5 Part 5 Monday, 13 April 2020
6 Part 6 Monday, 20 April 2020

Directors

Thomas Schlamme, Minkie Spiro

Writers

Philip Roth, Ed Burns, David Simon, Reena Rexrode

Creators

David Simon, Ed Burns

Cast

Winona Ryder Evelyn Finkel
John Turturro Rabbi Lionel Bengelsdorf
David Krumholtz Monty Levin
Zoe Kazan Elizabeth 'Bess' Levin
Morgan Spector Herman Levin
Michael Kostroff Shepsie Tirchwell
Azhy Robertson Phillip Levin
Anthony Boyle Alvin Levin
Caleb Malis Sandy Levin
Jacob Laval Seldon Wishnow
Steven Maier Shushy Margulis
Ben Cole Charles Lindbergh
Billy Carter Walter Winchell
Kristen Sieh Selma Wishnow
Philip Hoffman Norman Peretsky
Eleanor Reissa Mrs. Finkel
Ed Moran Henry Ford
Douglas Schneider Saul
Graydon Yosowitz Earl Axman
Caroline Kaplan Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Producers

Joe Roth Executive Producer
Jeff Kirschenbaum Executive Producer
David Simon Executive Producer
Ed Burns Executive Producer
Nina K. Noble Executive Producer
Megan Ellison Executive Producer
Sue Naegle Executive Producer
Philip Roth Executive Producer
Dennis Stratton Executive Producer
Susan Goldberg Executive Producer
Karen L. Thorson Producer
Will Ralston Producer
Joe Guest Producer
Virginia McCollam Producer
Claire Shanley Producer
Ginger Marley Producer

Editors

Brian A. Kates, Joe Hobeck

2020 Emmy Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie Nominated
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