John Adams Book Group Discussion

A book group met in the Damascus branch library to discuss David McCullough’s biography John Adams, published by Simon and… read more

A book group met in the Damascus branch library to discuss David McCullough’s biography John Adams, published by Simon and Schuster. In the book David McCullough described the second president of the United States as one of the most influential but misunderstood Founding Fathers. Mr. McCullough used diary entries and letters between John Adams and his wife Abigail to provide a detailed account of both his professional and private life. The program was introduced with a video clip of David McCullough talking about his book at the 201st anniversary celebration of the Library of Congress on April 24, 2001. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Beth Andrews Member Montgomery County (MD) Public Libraries->Book Group
  • Gwendolyn Botts Member Montgomery County (MD) Public Libraries->Book Group
  • John Branzezz Member Montgomery County (MD) Public Libraries->Book Group
  • Marie Dean Member Montgomery County (MD) Public Libraries->Book Group
  • Kay Deskins Member Montgomery County (MD) Public Libraries->Book Group
  • Marianne Green Member Montgomery County (MD) Public Libraries->Book Group
  • Mamtha Larshman Member Montgomery County (MD) Public Libraries->Book Group
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  • Earl Patrick Member Montgomery County (MD) Public Libraries->Book Group
  • Barbara Rollo Member Montgomery County (MD) Public Libraries->Book Group
  • Ephraim Salins Member Montgomery County (MD) Public Libraries->Book Group
  • Ann Stillman Member Montgomery County (MD) Public Libraries->Book Group
  • Hazel Strahorn Member Montgomery County (MD) Public Libraries->Book Group
  • Alice Tercijonas Member Montgomery County (MD) Public Libraries->Book Group
  • Terry Weservelt Member Montgomery County (MD) Public Libraries->Book Group
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John Adams Book Group Discussion

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Program ID:
190808-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Damascus, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Feb 4, 2006
Last Aired:
Feb 5, 2006

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  • Feb 04, 2006 | 3:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 05, 2006 | 3:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
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