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A working-class Jewish family in New Jersey watches the political rise of aviator-hero and xenophobic populist Charles Lindbergh, as he becomes president and turns the nation toward fascism. This six-part re-imagining of history is based on the Philip Roth novel of the same name.

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Bengelsdorf, with Evelyn as his assistant, becomes a fundamental asset in the Lindbergh camp. Alvin decides between serving a local magnate or fighting the fascist forces spreading across the world.

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The family endures a trip to D.C., despite Bess' desire to visit Canada, where many frightened Jewish families are moving. Alvin stands out in his military training abroad.

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The Cast of Plot Pulls From Personal History to Prepare

Winona Ryder, Morgan Spector and John Turturro discuss the research (or lack thereof) and inspiration that helped them get into character.

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Creators David Simon and Ed Burns and the cast contextualize the show’s setting and its political landscape.

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Script to Screen: Episode 1

See how a scene in which the Levins grapple with the rise of Lindbergh was translated from the page.

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