Life Portrait of John Adams
In the second in a series on American presidents, John Adams' life and career were discussed. Mr. McCullough talked about… read more
In the second in a series on American presidents, John Adams' life and career were discussed. Mr. McCullough talked about President Adams, as well as his home, library, and relatives. Ms. Brown, a descendant of Adams, talked about the on-going efforts to preserve the home and grounds. Guests responded to telephone calls from viewers. Amy Lasater, a sophomore at John Adams High School in South Bend, Indiana, was interviewed by telephone about why her high school was named for President John Adams. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- David McCullough Historian
- John Stanwich Park Ranger Adams National Historical Park
- Brian Lamb Host C-SPAN
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