It didn’t happen in 1940s America, but who’s in the house now?

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It didn’t happen in 1940s America, but who’s in the house now?

Chilling series imagines what the US would be like had Charles Lindbergh beaten Roosevelt to the presidency

Kevin Kriedemann

The deeply unsettling, speculative drama, The Plot Against America, is now available to binge watch.

Produced by the award-winning creators of The Wire and The Deuce, David Simon and Ed Burns, this six-part limited series imagines a world in which Franklin D Roosevelt loses the US presidential election of 1940 to aviation hero Charles Lindbergh, a Nazi sympathiser. 

What follows is the terrifying and tension-building tale of America’s turn to fascism, told through the eyes of a working-class Jewish family in New Jersey in the build-up to World War 2...

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