The Plot Against America is based on the eponymous alternate-history novel by Philip Roth. The story is about a United States in which a Jewish family from New Jersey follows a presidential election in which an anti-semitic, pro-Nazism candidate, Charles Lindbergh, wins against Franklin Roosevelt in 1940 and becomes the president. The Plot Against America stars John Turturro, Winona Ryder, Morgan Spector and Zoe Kazan.
The official synopsis reads, “From creators David Simon and Ed Burns comes The Plot Against America, an alternate American history story of the country’s turn to fascism told through the eyes of a working-class Jewish family in New Jersey. Starring Zoe Kazan, Morgan Spector, Winona Ryder, and John Turturro, the limited series premieres on March 16th at 9PM.” The Plot Against America arrives on March 16.