Airship / Wondery
April 15, 1865. President Lincoln is dead and the country in turmoil.Secretary of War Edwin Stanton takes control, determined to bring the assassin to justice—but the hunt for John Wilkes Booth isn’t all that grips Stanton.Lincoln’s successor, Vice President Andrew Johnson, is likely to bend to southern interests and undo the very progress for which Lincoln died. Edwin Stanton must employ every bit of political wile he can muster to secure the future of the freed slaves, and the nation.Consumed by his conviction, Stanton will betray his friends, his honor, and the very constitution he is sworn to protect, all to steer the country towards justice.***1865 is an Airship production. Support this show to get early, ad-free access to episodes and more.
Fight, Dig and Die | 11
31 minutes Posted Aug 20, 2019 at 2:00 am.
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    The trial over, Stanton struggles to press on and continue the fight.
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    Starring Jeremy Schwartz as Edwin Stanton.
    Also featuring (in order of appearance):
    R. Bruce Elliott (President Andrew Johnson)
    J. Michael Tatum (Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles)
    William Jackson Harper (John Mercer Langston)
    Sean Hennigan (Secretary of State William Henry Seward) 
    Robert McCollum (Congressman John Bingham)
    Created by Steven Walters and Erik Archilla
    Directed by Robert McCollum
    Written by Steven Walters and Erik Archilla
    Executive Producer: Lindsay Graham
    Co-executive Producers: Erik Archilla, Robert McCollum and Steven Walters
    Music and Sound Design by Lindsay Graham
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