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.
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As the hunt for Booth continues, Stanton has another problem on his hands: the last of the Rebel Generals wants terms of surrender.
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Starring Jeremy Schwartz as Edwin Stanton.
Also featuring (in order of appearance):
J. Michael Tatum (Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles)
Ian Ferguson (Major Thomas Eckert)
R. Bruce Elliott (President Andrew Johnson)
John Davies (General William T. Sherman)
William Jackson Harper (John Mercer Langston)
Taylor Harris (Soldier)
Derek Phillips (David E. Herold)
Montgomery Sutton (John Wilkes Booth)
Jessica Renee Russell (Lucy Hale)
Created by Steven Walters and Erik Archilla
Directed by Robert McCollum
Written by Steven Walters
Executive Producer: Lindsay Graham
Co-executive Producers: Erik Archilla, Robert McCollum and Steven Walters
Music and Sound Design by Lindsay Graham
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