Q&A with James Traub
James Traub talked about his book, John Quincy Adams: Militant Spirit. Mr. Traub described the former president’s relationships with his parents, wife, and children; the extensive diary President Adams kept over the course of his entire adult life; his presidency and career in the House of Representives after leaving the White House; his opposition to slavery; and his pre-presidency service as a diplomat, U.S. senator, and secretary of state in James Monroe’s administration. Mr. Traub also talked about his career in journalism and reasons for writing the book. close
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