Discover1865Trials and Tribulations | 9
Trials and Tribulations | 9

Trials and Tribulations | 9

Update: 2019-08-0614


The investigation into Booth’s conspirators leaves Stanton with a new challenge: prove the Rebels are behind the attack on Abraham Lincoln. With the trial of the conspirators underway, Johnson and Stanton go to war over the future of the country.

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Starring Jeremy Schwartz as Edwin Stanton.

Also featuring (in order of appearance):

Ian Ferguson (Major Thomas Eckert)

Aaron Roberts (Marshal James McPhail)

Sally Vahle (Mary Surratt)

J. Michael Tatum (Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles)

R. Bruce Elliott (President Andrew Johnson)

Robert McCollum (Congressman John Bingham)

Brandon Potter (Charles A. Dunham aka Sanford Conover)

Reed Birney (Senator John P. Hale)

Jessica Renee Russell (Lucy Hale)

William Jackson Harper (John Mercer Langston)

Sean Hennigan (Secretary of State William Henry Seward) 

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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Trials and Tribulations | 9

Trials and Tribulations | 9