Morgan Spector on Making HBO’s Timely, Surreal Alt-History Drama ‘The Plot Against America’

Published on Apr 07, 2020

Morgan Spector on Making HBO’s Timely, Surreal Alt-History Drama ‘The Plot Against America’

Created by David Simon and Ed Burns and based on the novel of the same name by Philip Roth, the six-part HBO limited series The Plot Against America follows a working-class Jewish family in New Jersey through an alternate American history during World War II, when aviator hero and xenophobic populist Charles Lindbergh has won the presidency and is taking the nation ever closer to fascism. As opposing political views threaten to tear families apart, the eerie parallels of how an outsider can stoke the flames of anti-Semitism and xenophobia from the highest leadership position in the …

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Author: Christina Radish