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The Adams chronicles. Volume 4

Author: Virginia KasselJames Cellan JonesFred CoeRoger O HirsonSam HallAll 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: Biographical television programs
Drama
Historical television programs
History
Television mini-series
Television programs for the hearing impaired
Television movies
Historical drama
Historical
Biographical
Family
Biography Drama
Named Person: Adams family; John Adams; John Quincy Adams; Charles Francis Adams; Henry Adams; Charles Francis Adams; Charles Francis Adams; Charles Francis Adams; Adams family.; Henry Adams; John Adams; John Quincy 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; James Cellan Jones; Fred Coe; Roger O Hirson; Sam Hall; 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: 228908278
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 (approximately 180 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Contents: Chapter XI: Charles Francis Adams, Minister to Great Britain --
Chapter XII: Henry Adams, Historian --
Chapter XIII: Charles Francis Adams II, Industrialist.
Responsibility: Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; Thirteen/WNET New York ; created by series producer, Virginia Kassel ; produced by James Cellan Jones and Fred Coe ; written by Roger O. Hirson and Sam Hall ; directed by James Cellan Jones and Fred Coe.

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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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