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John & Abigail Adams

Author: David Ogden Stiers; Elizabeth Deane; Peter Jones; WGBH Educational Foundation.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Publisher: Hollywood, CA : PBS Home Video : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, ©2006.
Series: American experience (Television program)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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Relying heavily on the correspondence between the second president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail Adams, this joint biography sheds light on the characters of two people who played crictical roles in the history of the United States and on the tumultuous times through which they lived. He was a participant in the Continental Congress and a wartime emissary to France as well as becoming the second President of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
DVD (Digital video discs)
Biographical (Nonfiction)
Biography
Named Person: John Adams; Abigail Adams; John Adams; Abigail Adams
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Ogden Stiers; Elizabeth Deane; Peter Jones; WGBH Educational Foundation.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
ISBN: 1415716900 9781415716908
OCLC Number: 63662443
Language Note: Soundtrack in English. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title and credits from container.
Originally produced as an episode of the television program The American experience in 2005.
Special features: Choice for revolution; behind-the-scenes.
Credits: Director of photography, Brian McDairmant ; editor, David Espar ; music, Steve Porcaro.
Performer(s): Narrator: David Ogden Stiers.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; stereo.; region 1.
Series Title: American experience (Television program)
Other Titles: John and Abigail Adams
Responsibility: written and produced by Elizabeth Deane ; directed by Peter Jones ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; PBS.

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Relying heavily on the correspondence between the second president, John Adams, and his wife, Abigail Adams, this joint biography sheds light on the characters of two people who played crictical roles in the history of the United States and on the tumultuous times through which they lived. He was a participant in the Continental Congress and a wartime emissary to France as well as becoming the second President of the United States during its fledging years. Mrs. Adams was an eyewitness reporter during the Siege of Boston.

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