Part Two: "Koshering Lindbergh"
In the second episode, host Peter Sagal sits down with The Plot Against America creator and executive producer David Simon to discuss Part Two of the limited series. Sagal and Simon unpack the burgeoning relationship between Evelyn and Rabbi Bengelsdorf, and discuss the role the rabbi plays in “Koshering Lindbergh” for the nation. They also dig into the historical context for complicity, and the real American isolationism behind the show’s premise. The Plot Against America airs Mondays at 9 PM on HBO. The Plot Against America Podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios.
Part One: “It Can Happen Here”
Part Three: “Freedom Can Be Lost”
About The Show
The official podcast of the HBO limited series. Over six episodes, host Peter Sagal (of NPR’s Wait Wait...Don’t Tell Me) and creator and executive producer David Simon discuss The Plot Against America, HBO’s riveting adaptation of Philip Roth’s novel of the same name. 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. The Plot Against America airs Mondays at 9 PM on HBO starting March 16. The Plot Against America Podcast is also available to stream on HBO apps starting Monday, March 16 at 10 PM.