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John Adams Book

  • Aired: 07/13/2009
  • 16:43
  • Rating: TV-G
A New Hampshire woman inherited a curious book titled "Trials of Patriots." It contains what appears to be President John Adams' signature, and includes an inscription, "Charles Adams from His Father, 1794." In Boston and John Adams' hometown of Quincy, Massachusetts, host Gwendolyn Wright examines the Adams family's correspondence and conflict as they balanced home life with public service.
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Do these pages open the book on a President who built a nation as his son fell into ruin?
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