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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.
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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.
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1865 is an Airship production. Support this show to get early, ad-free access to episodes and more.

    Wondery Presents: Dr. Death Season 2

    Wondery Presents: Dr. Death Season 2

    If someone you love is diagnosed with cancer you want them to get the best treatment from the best doctors. In 2013, patients in Michigan thought Farid Fata was that doctor. Between his prestigious education, years of experience and pleasant bedside manner, Fata was everything you could want in a doctor. But he was not who he appeared to be. From Wondery, this is the story of hundreds of patients in Michigan, a doctor, and a poisonous secret.

    Laura Beil, returns with a second season of the award-winning series “Dr Death.”

    Click to listen to Dr. Death Season 2: wondery.fm/DrDeathS2_1865

    • 4 min
    Wondery presents Kamala: Next In Line

    Wondery presents Kamala: Next In Line

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    If she wins in November, Kamala Harris would become Vice President after one of the most consequential and tumultuous elections in American history. Harris would be the most significant player to help Joe Biden manage a country in crisis. So who is she?

    Kamala: Next in Line goes inside the cross-cultural journey that led Harris from her humble roots to become the first African-American woman to represent California in the Senate and now the first African-American woman to be the Vice Presidential nominee for a major party. Hosted by MSNBC’s Joy Reid, the show features exclusive interviews with those who know her best, painting a picture of a woman who has fought her way to the top at every turn. From Oakland to Howard University, California to Washington DC, experience her story as it has never been told before. This is an intimate and immersive dive into who Kamala is, what her critics say about her, and how she arrived at this moment. 

    • 6 min
    Bonus: In Their Own Words

    Bonus: In Their Own Words

    It’s New Year’s Eve, 2019, and the entire team behind 1865 wants to wish you a happy new year, with health, prosperity and good listening in 2020. We have high hopes for the coming year, including more from 1865. But today, we’re presenting an episode that’s previously only been available to our subscribers at 1865podcast.com.

    It’s a bonus series called “In Their Own Words,” wherein we explore the journals, letters and speeches of some of the major characters in our series, performed by our incredibly talented cast. You’ll hear these historical figures’ unfiltered, unmistakable, often uncomfortable emotions and opinions as they witness and participate in this tumultuous period of history. 

    I hope you enjoy it. If you do, consider becoming a subscriber yourself at 1865podcast.com, to gain access to all these bonus episodes and more, plus early access to what’s coming next.

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    • 15 min
    Totalus Rankium

    Totalus Rankium

    Last week, 1865 writers and co-creators Steve Walters and Erik Archilla spoke with the hosts of the podcast Totalus Rankium--an irreverent and often cheeky revue of American presidents from a Brittish perspective. These two gents, Rob and Jamie, rank each president in categories of statesmanship, scandal, how Hollywood-ready they are, and how good their official portrait is.

    The podcast aired over the weekend, but Rob and Jaimie were kind enough to allow me to rebroadcast the episode on our feed. I hope you enjoy it, and if you do, be sure to subscribe to Totalus Rankium--they’ve just finished their ranking of Rutherford B Hayes, who of course succeeded Ulysses S Grant, who of course succeeded Andrew Johnson. 

    It’s a great show, amusing but informative, much like their conversation with Steve and Erik.

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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Booth: A Hideous Dream

    Booth: A Hideous Dream

    In the finale of the three-part bonus series on the John Wilkes Booth story, with the surrender of Robert E Lee, Booth is driven to take the final, foreboding step towards his dark and violent destiny.

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    Featuring (in order of appearance):




    Montgomery Sutton (John Wilkes Booth)

    Jessica Renee Russell (Lucy Hale)

    Reed Birney (Senator John P. Hale)

    Steven Walters (Robert Lincoln)

    Cameron Cobb (John Harrison Surratt, Jr.)

    Max Hartman (Lewis Thornton “Payne” Powell)

    Derek Phillips (David Edgar Herold)

    Tyson Rinehart (George Andrew Atzerodt)

    Matthew Gray (Ford Theater Actor 1)

    Pam Dougherty (Ford Theater Actor 2)

    Didi Archilla (Ford Theater Actor 3)

    Taylor Harris (Soldier 1)

    Erik Archilla (Soldier 2)




    Created by Steven Walters and Erik Archilla

    Directed by Robert McCollum

    Written by Steven Walters

    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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    Look for the final special “Inside the Episode” interview with the writers and producers of the series to find out more about the real history behind 1865.

    • 23 min
    Inside the Episode: S1E16

    Inside the Episode: S1E16

    In the last of the three-part bonus series on the John Wilkes Booth story, with the surrender of Robert E Lee, Booth was driven to take the final, foreboding step towards his dark and violent destiny.

    In this final Inside the Episode bonus feature, hear director and co-producer Robert McCollum interview the writers and production team Steven Walters, Erik Archilla and Lindsay Graham about the true history behind the podcast.

    1865 is an Airship production. You can support this show at Patreon.com/1865podcast to get early, ad-free access to episodes and more.

    To find out more about 1865, go to 1865podcast.com, or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

    • 48 min

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