1865

1865

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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.


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Apr 3 • 4 min
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Bonus: In Their Own Words | 17
Dec 31, 2019 • 15 min
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 1865. But today, we’re presenting an episode…
Totalus Rankium | 17
Oct 8, 2019 • 71 min
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 perspective. These two gents, Rob and Jamie, rank each…
Inside the Episode | 16
Oct 1, 2019 • 48 min
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 final Inside the Episode bonus feature, hear…
Booth: A Hideous Dream | 16
Oct 1, 2019 • 23 min
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 an Airship production. You can support this…
Inside the Episode | 15
Sep 24, 2019 • 12 min
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. Booth. In this Inside the Episode bonus…
Booth: All Honorable Men | 15
Sep 24, 2019 • 26 min
Please note, this episode contains contains adult themes, sexual content, and strong language. Listener discretion is advised. In this second of three John Wilkes Booth special episodes, as John and his co-conspirators try to turn the tide of the war,…
Interview With Professor Greg Jackson | 14
Sep 19, 2019 • 57 min
1865 is an Airship production. You can support this show at Patreon.com/1865podcast to get early, ad-free access to episodes and more. In this bonus episode, Professor Greg Jackson, a bona fide historian and host of the podcast History That Doesn’t Suck,…
Inside the Episode | 14
Sep 17, 2019 • 13 min
In the first of three John Wilkes Booth special episodes, the country - and the Booth family - was torn apart in Civil War. John had to choose between his family’s legacy and his personal convictions. In this Inside the Episode bonus feature, hear…
Booth: Obey Necessity | 14
Sep 17, 2019 • 28 min
Please note, this episode contains contains adult themes, sexual content, and strong language. Listener discretion is advised. In this first of three John Wilkes Booth special episodes, the country - and the Booth family - is torn apart in Civil War. John…
Inside the Episode | 13
Sep 3, 2019 • 31 min
In the series finale, Stanton faced termination and Johnson faced impeachment. Neither was willing to back down, and the country edged towards the brink of another civil war. In this Inside the Episode bonus feature, hear director and co-producer Robert…
Thus Always to Tyrants | 13
Sep 3, 2019 • 40 min
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…
Inside the Episode | 12
Aug 27, 2019 • 20 min
In Episode 12, eager to be rid of each other, Stanton and Johnson plotted each other’s political demise, as the country edged toward a constitutional crisis. In this Inside the Episode bonus feature, hear director and co-producer Robert McCollum interview…
Barricade | 12
Aug 27, 2019 • 34 min
Eager to be rid of each other, Stanton and Johnson plot each other’s political demise, as the country edges towards a constitutional crisis. 1865 is an Airship production. You can support this show at Patreon.com/1865podcast to get early, ad-free access…
Inside the Episode | 11
Aug 20, 2019 • 15 min
In Episode 11, with the trial over, Stanton struggled to press on and continue the fight.. In this Inside the Episode bonus feature, hear director and co-producer Robert McCollum interview the writers and co-producers Steven Walters and Erik Archilla…
Fight, Dig and Die | 11
Aug 20, 2019 • 31 min
The trial over, Stanton struggles to press on and continue the fight. 1865 is an Airship production. You can support this show at Patreon.com/1865podcast to get early, ad-free access to episodes and more. Starring Jeremy Schwartz as Edwin Stanton. Also…
Inside the Episode | 10
Aug 13, 2019 • 12 min
In Episode 10, while Mary Surratt’s life hangs in the balance, Stanton struggled to find her son and prove his conspiracy. In this Inside the Episode bonus feature, hear director and co-producer Robert McCollum interview the writers and co-producers…
A Cost In Blood | 10
Aug 13, 2019 • 25 min
While Mary Surratt’s life hangs in the balance, Stanton struggles to find her son and prove his conspiracy. 1865 is an Airship production. You can support this show at Patreon.com/1865podcast to get early, ad-free access to episodes and more. Starring…
Inside the Episode | 9
Aug 6, 2019 • 22 min
In Episode 9, we learn the investigation into Booth’s conspirators left Stanton with a new challenge: prove the Rebels are behind the attack on Abraham Lincoln. As the trial of the conspirators gets underway, Johnson and Stanton went to war over the…
Trials and Tribulations | 9
Aug 6, 2019 • 37 min
The investigation into Booth’s conspirators leaves Stanton with a new challenge: prove the Rebels are behind the attack on Abraham Lincoln. With the trial of the conspirators underway, Johnson and Stanton go to war over the future of the country. 1865 is…
Inside the Episode | 8
Jul 30, 2019 • 24 min
In Episode 8, Secretary Seward finally awakens, but Stanton’s old friend and ally proves to be a thorn in Stanton’s side. In this Inside the Episode bonus feature, hear director and co-producer Robert McCollum interview the writers and co-producers Steven…
Little Stanton | 8
Jul 30, 2019 • 30 min
Secretary Seward is finally awake. Stanton’s old friend and ally proves to be a thorn in Stanton’s side. 1865 is an Airship production. You can support this show at Patreon.com/1865podcast to get early, ad-free access to episodes and more. Starring Jeremy…
Inside the Episode | 7
Jul 23, 2019 • 18 min
In Episode 7, we hear Stanton and Langston go to the mats with Johnson and Welles over the issue of reconstruction and the future of the Freedman. In this Inside the Episode bonus feature, hear director and co-producer Robert McCollum interview the…
A Very Devil | 7
Jul 23, 2019 • 33 min
Stanton and Langston go to the mats with Johnson and Welles over the issue of reconstruction and the future of the Freedman. 1865 is an Airship production. You can support this show at Patreon.com/1865podcast to get early, ad-free access to episodes and…
Twenty Thousand Hertz Interview | 6
Jul 18, 2019 • 39 min
In this bonus episode, executive producer and sound designer for 1865 Lindsay Graham sits down with another sound designer, host of the podcast Twenty Thousand Hertz, Dallas Taylor. They talk sound, sound design, and discuss how much what we hear informs…
Inside the Episode | 6
Jul 16, 2019 • 13 min
In Episode 6, we learn of a startling revelation about Lucy Hale that forces Stanton into a corner. The only way out is to convince Johnson to give him more power.. In this Inside the Episode bonus feature, hear director and co-producer Robert McCollum…
Skulduggery | 6
Jul 16, 2019 • 28 min
A startling revelation about Lucy Hale forces Stanton into a corner. The only way out is to convince Johnson to give him more power. 1865 is an Airship production. You can support this show at Patreon.com/1865podcast to get early, ad-free access to…
Inside the Episode | 5
Jul 9, 2019 • 16 min
In Episode 5, as the hunt for Booth continues, we discover Stanton has another problem on his hands: the last of the Rebel Generals wants terms of surrender In this Inside the Episode bonus feature, hear director and co-producer Robert McCollum interview…
Author and Finisher | 5
Jul 9, 2019 • 33 min
As the hunt for Booth continues, Stanton has another problem on his hands: the last of the Rebel Generals wants terms of surrender. 1865 is an Airship production. You can support this show at Patreon.com/1865podcast to get early, ad-free access to…
The Senator’s Daughter | 4
Jul 2, 2019 • 30 min
Stanton sets out to learn the truth about Lucy Hale, and finds opportunity in adversity. 1865 is an Airship production. Support this show to get early, ad-free access to episodes and more. Starring Jeremy Schwartz as Edwin Stanton. Also featuring (in…
Inside the Episode | 4
Jul 2, 2019 • 13 min
In Episode 4, Stanton sets out to learn the truth about Lucy Hale, and finds opportunity in adversity. In this Inside the Episode bonus feature, hear director and co-producer Robert McCollum interview the writers and co-producers Steven Walters and Erik…
Inside the Episode | 3
Jun 25, 2019 • 20 min
In Episode 3, with the manhunt for Booth underway and martial law secure, Stanton strikes a compromise to preserve Lincoln’s agenda, but a dark revelation threatens to upend his progress.. In this Inside the Episode bonus feature, hear director and…
Mars and Neptune | 3
Jun 25, 2019 • 24 min
With the manhunt for Booth underway and martial law secure, Stanton strikes a compromise to preserve Lincoln’s agenda, but a dark revelation threatens to upend his progress. 1865 is an Airship production. Support this show to get early, ad-free access to…
Inside the Episode | 2
Jun 18, 2019 • 14 min
In Episode 2, we follow Stanton’s hunt for the truth after the discovery of a mysterious note from Booth to Johnson. In this Inside the Episode bonus feature, hear director and co-producer Robert McCollum interview the writers and co-producers Steven…
The Star of Washington City | 2
Jun 18, 2019 • 25 min
After the discovery of a mysterious note from Booth to Johnson, Stanton goes on a hunt for the truth. 1865 is an Airship production. Support this show to get early, ad-free access to episodes and more. Starring Jeremy Schwartz as Edwin Stanton. Also…
Inside the Episode | 1
Jun 18, 2019 • 14 min
In Episode 1, we learn President Lincoln is mortally wounded and the nation is under attack. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton takes control and tries to protect Vice President Andrew Johnson. In this Inside the Episode bonus feature, hear director and…
Sic Semper Tyrannis | 1
Jun 18, 2019 • 22 min
President Lincoln is mortally wounded. The nation is under attack. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton takes control and tries to protect Vice President Andrew Johnson. 1865 is an Airship production. Support this show to get early, ad-free access to…
Introducing 1865
Jun 6, 2019 • 2 min
1865 premieres June 18th.