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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...
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4.8 stars from 1,878 ratings
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nh483703 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/21/20
Required Listening!!!!
Seriously folks if you are American, know an American, have heard of President Lincoln or his assassination LISTEN to this! The voice actors are superb and the podcast is amazingly well produced. It brings the events surrounding Lincoln’s assassination to life but also shows how governments are...Read full review »
ravenclawmom via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/10/20
The story I needed
Listening to Wicked Game, I got really interested in Edwin Stanton. Even the character in the movie Lincoln, is an interesting one. A serious man who has no time for Lincoln’s stories. A guy who could yell at Lincoln, but developed a plan with Lincoln that would have been a better way forward...Read full review »
Aggiejamz via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/06/20
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