Part Three: “Freedom Can Be Lost”
In the third episode, host Peter Sagal sits down with The Plot Against America creator and executive producer David Simon to discuss Part Three of the limited series. Sagal and Simon unpack life under a Lindbergh Presidency, including Bengelsdorf’s “Just Folks” assimilation program, and the historical precedent of anti-Jewish discrimination in the US. They also delve into what it means to create a Jewish-American identity, and Anthony Boyle’s (Alvin) surprisingly good Jersey accent. The next episode of this podcast comes out after Part Four 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"
Part Four: "Gay Kocken Offen Yam"
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.