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The Adams chronicles

Author: WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Films Incorporated.
Publisher: Wilmette, Ill. : Films Inc., ©1976.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents approximately 150 years of American history through a dramatization of the record of four generations of the Adams family.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Adams family.; John Adams; John Quincy Adams; Charles Francis Adams; Charles Francis Adams; Henry Adams; Charles Francis Adams; Charles Francis Adams; Adams family.; Henry Adams; John Adams; John Quincy Adams
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Films Incorporated.
OCLC Number: 15988083
Notes: "Produced in cooperation with the Adams papers, Harvard University Press, Massachusetts Historical Society."
Originally issued as 3/4-inch U-matic videocassette.
Recorded with the permission of Films Incorporated, June 1987.
Credits: Series producer, Virginia Kassel.
Description: 13 videocassettes (VHS) (60 min. each) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Contents: chapter 1. John Adams, lawyer (1758-1770) --
chapter 2. John Adams, revolutionary (1770-1776) --
chapter 3. John Adams, diplomat (1776-1783) --
chapter 4. John Adams, Minister to Great Britain (1784-1787) --
chapter 5. John Adams, Vice-President (1788-1796) --
chapter 6. John Adams, President (1797-1801) --
chapter 7. John Quincy Adams, diplomat (1809-1815) --
chapter 8. John Quincy Adams, Secretary of State (1817-1825) --
chapter 9. John Quincy Adams, President (1825-1829) --
chapter 10. John Quincy Adams, congressman (1830-1848) --
chapter 11. Charles Francis Adams, Minister to Great Britain (1861-1863) --
chapter 12. Henry Adams, historian (1870-1885) --
chapter 13. Charles Francis Adams II, industrialist (1886-1893).
Other Titles: John Adams, lawyer (1758-1770)
John Adams, revolutionary (1770-1776)
John Adams, diplomat (1776-1783)
John Adams, Minister to Great Britain (1784-1787)
John Adams, Vice-President (1788-1796)
John Adams, President (1797-1801)
John Quincy Adams, diplomat (1809-1815)
John Quincy Adams, Secretary of State (1817-1825)
John Quincy Adams, President (1825-1829)
John Quincy Adams, congressman (1830-1848)
Charles Francis Adams, Minister to Great Britain (1861-1863)
Henry Adams, historian (1870-1885)
Charles Francis Adams II, industrialist (1886-1893)
Responsibility: a production of WNET/13.

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Presents approximately 150 years of American history through a dramatization of the record of four generations of the Adams family.

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