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  • Discussion on John and Abigail Adams During the American Revolution
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    John and Abigail Adams During the American Revolution, Part 2

    Joseph Ellis talked about the early years of the Revolutionary War through the letters of John and Abigail Adams. This was the second of a two part lecture.

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    John and Abigail Adams During the American Revolution, Part 1

    Joseph Ellis talked about the early years of the Revolutionary War through the letters of John and Abigail Adams. This was the first of a two part lecture.

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    First Family: Abigail & John Adams

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Joseph Ellis recounts the 1,200 letters that John and Abigail Adams exchanged throughout their more than fifty-year marriage. The letters provide a…

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  • Joseph Ellis on John Adams
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    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 and Company. Joseph Ellis describes President John Adams as the…

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  • Rare Books Room
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    Rare Books Room

    Mr. Ellis talked about the rare books collection of the New York Public Library and some of the materials he used in his research on President John Adams.

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  • Thomas Jefferson and John Adams
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    Thomas Jefferson and John Adams

    After an introduction by Mr. Samuelson, Professor Ellis talked about the relationship between Thomas Jefferson and John Adams. He is the author of biographies of both presidents. After his…

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  • John Adams Memorial
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    John Adams Memorial

    Historians and lawmakers spoke to reporters about proposed legislation to establish a memorial to President John Adams. Following their remarks they answered questions from reporters.

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  • The Legacy of Jefferson and Adams
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    The Legacy of Jefferson and Adams

    Moderated by Mr. Samuelson, a panel of Jefferson scholars discussed the relationship between Thomas Jefferson and John Adams and their contributions to the founding of the United States.…

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