Debut date: MONDAY, APRIL 6 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)
Evelyn (Winona Ryder) and Bengelsdorf (John Turturro) receive an invitation from Mrs. Lindbergh to a state dinner for Nazi Germany’s foreign minister, as Evelyn (Caroline Kaplan) makes Sandy the face of the youth assimilation program. Back from war, Alvin (Anthony Boyle) takes a job at his uncle’s warehouse. Philip (Azhy Robertson) is traumatized by a death in the neighborhood.
Teleplay by David Simon & Reena Rexrode; directed by Thomas Schlamme.
Debut date: MONDAY, APRIL 13 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)
After learning the family has been selected for an essentially forced relocation to Kentucky under the Homestead Act, Herman (Morgan Spector) looks to make a challenge in court, while Bess (Zoe Kazan) and Philip (Azhy Robertson) appeal to Bengelsdorf (John Turturro) and Evelyn (Winona Ryder), respectively. Later, Bess gives Herman an ultimatum when violence breaks out at a rally for Lindbergh’s most public liberal challenger.
Teleplay by Ed Burns; directed by Thomas Schlamme.
Part 6 (Series finale)
Debut date: MONDAY, APRIL 20 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT)
As riots and conspiracies spread across the country in the lead up to Election Day, Herman (Morgan Spector) takes measures to keep his family safe. Meanwhile, Bess (Zoe Kazan) does all she can at a great distance to help a small child caught in a maelstrom of anti-Semitism in Kentucky. Alvin (Anthony Boyle) is recruited for a new and secret mission as the ties that bind the Levins together are stressed.
Teleplay by David Simon; directed by Thomas Schlamme.
Host Peter Sagal (of NPR’s “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me”) and creator and executive producer David Simon discuss HBO’s adaptation of Philip Roth’s novel of the same name in The Plot Against America Podcast. Join Sagal and Simon as they dissect the show’s narrative choices, what it means to build an alternate history and the story’s connection to our modern reality.
Created by Simon and Burns; executive produced by Simon, Burns, Nina K. Noble, Megan Ellison, Sue Naegle, Susan Goldberg, Joe Roth and Jeff Kirschenbaum, and co-executive produced by Philip Roth and Dennis Stratton.