1865

1865

1865

CATEGORY: History
April 15, 1865. President Lincoln is dead and the country in turmoil.Secretary of War Edwin Stanton takes control, determined to bring the assassin to justice—but the hunt for John Wilkes Booth isn’t all that grips Stanton.Lincoln’s successor, Vice President Andrew Johnson, is likely to bend to southern interests and undo the very progress for which Lincoln died. Edwin Stanton must employ every bit of political wile he can muster to secure the future of the freed slaves, and the nation.Consumed by his conviction, Stanton will betray his friends, his honor, and the very constitution he is sworn to protect, all to steer the country towards justice.***1865 is an Airship production. Support this show to get early, ad-free access to episodes and more.
  1. September 24, 2019
    12 min
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    Inside the Episode: S1E15
    In the second of three John Wilkes Booth special episodes, John and his co-conspirators tried to turn the tide of the war and Lucy Hale found herself caught between the duty of a daughter and her love for Mr. B…
  2. October 01, 2019
    48 min
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    Inside the Episode: S1E16
    In the last of the three-part bonus series on the John Wilkes Booth story, with the surrender of Robert E Lee, Booth was driven to take the final, foreboding step towards his dark and violent destiny.In this fi…
  3. October 01, 2019
    23 min
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    Booth: A Hideous Dream | 16
    In the finale of the three-part bonus series on the John Wilkes Booth story, with the surrender of Robert E Lee, Booth is driven to take the final, foreboding step towards his dark and violent destiny.1865 is a…
  4. October 08, 2019
    1 hr 11 min
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    Totalus Rankium | 17
    Last week, 1865 writers and co-creators Steve Walters and Erik Archilla spoke with the hosts of the podcast Totalus Rankium--an irreverent and often cheeky revue of American presidents from a Brittish perspecti…
  5. December 31, 2019
    15 min
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    Bonus: In Their Own Words
    It’s New Year’s Eve, 2019, and the entire team behind 1865 wants to wish you a happy new year, with health, prosperity and good listening in 2020. We have high hopes for the coming year, including more from 186