In this series finale, Stanton faces termination and Johnson faces impeachment. Neither is willing to back down, as the country edges towards the brink of another civil war.
Bonus prequel episodes that tell the story of John Wilkes Booth’s radicalization and assassination of Lincoln begin September 17th.
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Starring Jeremy Schwartz as Edwin Stanton.
Also featuring (in order of appearance):
Lindsay Graham (President Abraham Lincoln)
Robert McCollum (Congressman John Bingham)
Sean Hennigan (Secretary of State William Henry Seward)
Joel Ferrell (Reporter)
R. Bruce Elliott (President Andrew Johnson)
J. Michael Tatum (Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles)
Steven Walters (Robert Lincoln)
Aaron Roberts (Marshal James McPhail)
Ian Ferguson (Major Thomas Eckert)
Ace Anderson (William H. Bell)
William Jackson Harper (John Mercer Langston)
Created by Steven Walters and Erik Archilla
Directed by Steven Walters
Written by Steven Walters
Executive Producer: Lindsay Graham
Co-executive Producers: Erik Archilla, Robert McCollum and Steven Walters
Music and Sound Design by Lindsay Graham
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