Part One: “It Can Happen Here”
In the first episode, host Peter Sagal sits down with The Plot Against America creator and executive producer David Simon to discuss Part One of the limited series. Sagal and Simon dive into the origin of the series and getting author Philip Roth’s blessing. They also dig into the core of the characters, give some insight into historical fact versus fiction, and discuss the show’s broader themes. The next episode of this podcast comes out after Part Two of the series. 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 Two: "Koshering Lindbergh"
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.