Book Discussion on My Dearest Friend: Letters of Abigail and John Adams

John and Abigail Adams kept a written correspondence throughout their relationship that contained a commentary on the political landscape… read more

John and Abigail Adams kept a written correspondence throughout their relationship that contained a commentary on the political landscape of the newly formed country. My Dearest Friend: Letters of Abigail and John Adams was edited by Margaret A. Hogan and C. James Taylor and published by Harvard’s Belknap Press. Massachusetts politicians and their wives, including Senator Ted Kennedy and Victoria Kennedy, Governor Duvall Patrick and Diane Patrick, and former Governor Michael Dukakis and Kitty Dukakis read selections from the letters of John and Abigail Adams at Fanueil Hall in Boston, Massachusetts. Mary Richardson served as moderator. The event was sponsored by the Massachusetts Historical Society, which holds the original letters, and Harvard University Press. close

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Dec 24, 2007
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