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All episodes are available for free, with ad-free episodes available for Wondery+ subscribers. 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.

All episodes are available for free, with ad-free episodes available for Wondery+ subscribers. 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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All episodes are available for free, with ad-free episodes available for Wondery+ subscribers. 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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English


Episodes

Introducing 'History Daily' From Host Lindsay Graham

11/3/2021
'History Daily' is a new podcast from host Lindsay Graham which does history, daily. Every weekday beginning November 1st—the same day President John Adams first moved into the White House—this new podcast will bring you a slice of the history that happened that day. Whether it’s to remember the tragedy of December 7th, 1941, the day “that will live in infamy,” or to celebrate that 20th day in July, 1969, when mankind reached the moon, History Daily is there to tell you the true stories of...

Duration:00:15:59

Inside the Episode: S2E10

7/13/2021
In the season finale, Grant’s decision to testify for Orville Babcock has disastrous consequences for the Freedmen. In this Inside the Episode bonus feature, co-executive producer Robert McCollum interviews the creators Steven Walters and Erik Archilla about the true history behind the podcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:23:35

Cincinnatus | 10

7/13/2021
In this season finale, Grant’s decision to testify for Orville Babcock has disastrous consequences for the Freedmen. Starring James Black as Ulysses S Grant and featuring Jeremy Schwartz as Edwin Stanton and William Jackson Harper as John Mercer Langston. Also featuring: Jason Douglas Matthew Gray Christopher Murney Kurt Rhoads Sydney James Harcourt Blake Hackler Kelly Jenrette Randy Perrine Christopher Salazar Created by Steven Walters and Erik Archilla Written by Jonathan...

Duration:00:41:55

Inside the Episode: S2E09

7/6/2021
In Episode 9, Grant’s presidency is imperiled when his newly appointed special prosecutor launches an investigation into Grant’s right-hand man, Orville Babcock. In this Inside the Episode bonus feature, co-executive producer Robert McCollum interviews the creators Steven Walters and Erik Archilla about the true history behind the podcast with special guest Dr. Greg Jackson. 1865 is an Airship production. Support this show to get early, ad-free access to episodes and more. See Privacy...

Duration:00:28:39

Loyalty | 9

7/6/2021
Grant’s presidency is imperiled when his newly appointed special prosecutor launches an investigation into Grant’s right-hand man, Orville Babcock. 1865 is an Airship production. Support this show to get early, ad-free access to episodes and more. Starring James Black as Ulysses S Grant Also featuring: Sydney James Harcourt Doug Jackson Jason Douglas Matthew Gray Blake Hackler Kurt Rhoads Created by Steven Walters and Erik Archilla Written by Steven Walters Directed by Robert...

Duration:00:36:56

Inside the Episode: S2E08

6/29/2021
In Episode 8, Grant launches a crusade to root out corruption. But his fight for good government is imperiled by the return of Andrew Johnson. In this Inside the Episode bonus feature, co-executive producer Robert McCollum interviews the creators Steven Walters and Erik Archilla about the true history behind the podcast. 1865 is an Airship production. Support this show to get early, ad-free access to episodes and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy...

Duration:00:23:32

The Enemy Within | 8

6/29/2021
On the heels of the election of 1872, Grant launches a crusade to root out corruption. But his fight for good government is imperiled by the return of Andrew Johnson. 1865 is an Airship production. Starring James Black as Ulysses S. Grant, and featuring R. Bruce Elliot as Andrew Johnson Also featuring: Jason Douglas Matthew Gray Blake Hackler Lee George Kurt Rhoads Taylor Harris Sydney James Harcourt Christopher Murney Created by Steven Walters and Erik Archilla Written by...

Duration:00:38:55

1865 Presents American Elections: Wicked Game | Greeley vs Grant: Progress Under Siege

6/22/2021
At the end of episode seven, President Ulysses S. Grant declares martial law and wages war against the Ku Klux Klan, a decision that sets the table for the upcoming presidential election. Coming up in episode eight, the story jumps forward in time past the election of 1872. But there is some important history in between. This week, we’re again going to fill in those gaps with an episode from the podcast American Elections: Wicked Game. Hosted by 1865 executive producer Lindsay Graham, it’s...

Duration:00:53:00

Inside the Episode: S2E07

6/15/2021
In Episode 7, when the situation below the Mason Dixon takes a turn for the worst, President Grant declares martial law, determined to stamp out the KKK. In this Inside the Episode bonus feature, co-executive producer Robert McCollum interviews the creators Steven Walters and Erik Archilla about the true history behind the podcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:27:51

Justice | 7

6/15/2021
When the situation below the Mason Dixon takes a turn for the worst, President Grant declares martial law, determined to stamp out the KKK. 1865 is an Airship production. Starring James Black as Ulysses S Grant, with a special appearance by Jeremy Schwartz as Edwin M Stanton. Also featuring: Chris Salazar Jason Douglas Ashley Wood Kelly Jenrette Kurt Rhoads Dr. Raymond Christian Christopher Murney Blake Hackler Charlie Campbell Robert McCollum Sydney James Harcourt Created by...

Duration:00:38:11

Inside the Episode: S2E06

6/8/2021
In Episode 6, after Captain Williams’ murder, President Grant sends the K Troop cavalry to investigate the crime and take on the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan. In this Inside the Episode bonus feature, hear co-executive producer Robert McCollum interview the creators Steven Walters and Erik Archilla about the true history behind the podcast. With special guest Dr. Raymond Christian. 1865 is an Airship production. Support this show to get early, ad-free access to episodes and more. See...

Duration:00:29:22

In Plain Sight | 6

6/8/2021
In the wake of Captain Williams’ murder, President Grant sends the K Troop cavalry to investigate the crime and take on the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan. 1865 is an Airship production. Support this show to get early, ad-free access to episodes and more. Starring James Black as Ulysses S Grant. Also featuring: Liz Mikel Sydney James Harcourt Kelly Jenrette Kurt Rhoads Ashley Wood Jason Douglas William Jackson Harper Matt Gray Chris Salazar Dr Raymond Christian Charlie...

Duration:00:35:41

Inside the Episode: S2E05

6/1/2021
In Episode 5, President Grant pushes Congress for the power to protect the Freedmen's right to vote and to help install Joseph Rainey, the first black man elected to the House. Grant gets help from a black militia leader named Captain Jim Williams. In this Inside the Episode bonus feature, hear co-executive producer Robert McCollum interview creators Steven Walters and Erik Archilla about the true history behind the podcast, with special guest Dr Raymond Christian. 1865 is an Airship...

Duration:00:32:25

Enforcement | 5

6/1/2021
President Grant pushes congress for the power to protect the Freedmen's right to vote and to help install Joseph Rainey, the first black man elected to the House. He gets help from a black militia leader named Captain Jim Williams. 1865 is an Airship production. Support this show to get early, ad-free access to episodes and more. Starring James Black as Ulysses S Grant. Also featuring: William Jackson Harper Sydney James Harcourt Francois Battiste Kelly Jenrette Jason...

Duration:00:34:32

Inside the Episode: S2E04

5/25/2021
In Episode 4, Edwin Stanton fights for his place at the table, as President Grant strives to keep the peace. In this Inside the Episode bonus feature, hear co-executive producer Robert McCollum interview the creators Steven Walters and Erik Archilla about the true history behind the podcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:22:27

The Peaceful Transfer | 4

5/25/2021
Listener note: this episode contains offensive racial language. Please be advised. In the wake of a failed assassination attempt, Edwin Stanton fights for his place at the table, as President-Elect Grant strives to keep the peace. 1865 is an Airship production. Starring Jeremy Schwartz as Edwin Stanton and James Black as Ulysses S Grant. Also featuring: Chris Salazar Jason Douglas Joel Ferrel R Bruce Elliot Blake Hackler Christopher Murney Created by Steven Walters and Erik...

Duration:00:35:59

1865 Presents American Elections: Wicked Game

5/18/2021
At the end of episode three, Ulysses S. Grant decided to run as the Republican nominee for president in the 1868 election. Coming up in episode four, Grant is inaugurated. But there is some important history in between. This week, we’re going to fill in those gaps with an episode from another podcast. Hosted by executive producer Lindsay Graham, American Elections: Wicked Game is an in-depth look at all 59 U.S. presidential elections. In 1868, while Andrew Johnson went on an early and...

Duration:00:47:01

Inside the Episode: S2E03

5/11/2021
In the last of our three prologue episodes, Stanton sets out to convince Grant to stand as a candidate in the upcoming 1868 election. In this Inside the Episode bonus feature, hear co-executive producer Robert McCollum interview the creators Steven Walters and Erik Archilla about the true history behind the podcast. 1865 is an Airship production. Support this show to get early, ad-free access to episodes and more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy...

Duration:00:31:54

Prologue 3: The Second Front | 3

5/11/2021
Listener note: this episode contains offensive racial language. Please be advised. Stanton convinces General Grant to stand as a candidate in the election of 1868 and wage war against the KKK. 1865 is an Airship production. Support this show to get early, ad-free access to episodes and more. Starring Jeremy Schwartz as Edwin Stanton and James Black as Ulysses S Grant. Also featuring: David Charles R Bruce Elliot Blake Hackler Chris Salazar Jordan Cruz Josh Bangle Eric Jon...

Duration:00:39:15

Inside the Episode: S2E02

5/4/2021
In the second of our three prologue episodes, we meet General Grant, who finds himself ensnared in the political battle between Stanton and Johnson. In this Inside the Episode bonus feature, hear co-executive producer Robert McCollum interview the creators Steven Walters and Erik Archilla about the true history behind the podcast. Listen early and ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App...

Duration:00:24:39