Book Discussion on Passionate Sage: John Adams

Mr. Ellis discussed the research behind his book, Passionate Sage: The Character and Legacy of John Adams, published by W.W. Norton… read more

Mr. Ellis discussed the research behind his book, Passionate Sage: The Character and Legacy of John Adams, published by W.W. Norton and Company. Joseph Ellis describes President John Adams as the most under appreciated man in American history. He spoke on his revelations about the nature of the nation’s second president unearthed by his study of President Adams' writings and the writings of others, including Adams' interactions with other Founding Fathers in the later years, calling special attention to the retirement years of the former president. close

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Book Discussion on Passionate Sage: John Adams

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 5, 1993
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Jul 23, 2005

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