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The Adams chronicles. / Volume 1

Author: Virginia KasselJac VenzaPaul BogartRobert CostelloSherman YellenAll authors
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Television mini-series that dramatizes four generations of Adamses and 150 years of American history from the birth of the Revolution through the Gilded Age. Meet John Adams, a passionate revolutionary and second president; John Quincy Adams, proud son of a famous father and sixth president; Charles Francis Adams, skillful minister to Great Britain during the Civil War; historian Henry Adams; and railroad magnate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television movies
Historical drama
Biographical television programs
Television mini-series
Historical television programs
Television programs for the hearing impaired
Historical
Biographical
Family
Drama
Biography Drama
Named Person: Adams family; John Adams; John Quincy Adams; Charles Francis Adams; Henry Adams; Charles Francis Adams; Adams family; John Adams; John Quincy Adams; Charles Francis Adams; Henry Adams; Charles Francis Adams
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Kassel; Jac Venza; Paul Bogart; Robert Costello; Sherman Yellen; Millard Lampell; James Cellan Jones; George Grizzard; Kathryn Walker; William Daniels; David Birney; John Beal; Peter Brandon; Charles Siebert; Nancy Marchand; John Morris; Educational Broadcasting Corporation.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Acorn Media (Firm)
OCLC Number: 228908233
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container and disc label.
Based on the family's personal diaries and correspondences.
Originally broadcast on television in 1976.
Set contains all 13 episodes of the television mini-series.
Credits: Original music, John Morris.
Cast: George Grizzard, Kathryn Walker, William Daniels, David Birney, John Beal, Peter Brandon, Charles Siebert, Nancy Marchand.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Contents: Chapter I: John Adams, Lawyer --
Chapter II: John Adams, Revolutionary --
Chapter III: John Adams, Diplomat --
Chapter IV: John Adams, Minister to Great Britain.
Responsibility: Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; Thirteen/WNET New York ; created by series producer, Virginia Kassel ; produced by Jac Venza, Paul Bogart and Robert Costello ; written by Sherman Yellen and Millard Lampell ; directed by Paul Bogart and James Cellan Jones.

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Television mini-series that dramatizes four generations of Adamses and 150 years of American history from the birth of the Revolution through the Gilded Age. Meet John Adams, a passionate revolutionary and second president; John Quincy Adams, proud son of a famous father and sixth president; Charles Francis Adams, skillful minister to Great Britain during the Civil War; historian Henry Adams; and railroad magnate Charles Francis Adams, Jr. Going beyond politics, this mini-series portrays these men as husbands, fathers, brothers, sons, as well as leaders.

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