Part Six: “A Different Kind of Country”
In the sixth episode, host Peter Sagal sits down with The Plot Against America creator and executive producer David Simon to discuss Part Six of the limited series. Sagal and Simon track the path to a post-Lindbergh America, diving into Bess’s heroism, a country in upheaval, and the show’s jarring final moments. They also discuss the blowout between Alvin and Herman, and how it felt to watch the set burn. The Plot Against America Podcast is produced by HBO in conjunction with Pineapple Street Studios.
Part Five: "America First"
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.