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The Adams Chronicles (2008)


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Published: Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2008]
Description:  4 videodiscs (ca. 780 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 6311918234 :,
Language:  English

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Based on the family's personal diaries and correspondences

Originally broadcast on television in 1976

Contains all 13 episodes of the mini-series

Special features: Guide features articles by C. James Taylor, editor in chief of the Adams Papers,and Neil Horstman, president of the White House Historical Association

George Grizzard, Kathryn Walker, William Daniels, David Birney, John Beal, Peter Brandon, Charles Siebert, Nancy Marchand

Four generations of Adamses and 150 years of American history from the birth of the Revolution through the Gilded Age. John Adams, a passionate revolutionary and second president; John Quincy Adams is the proud son of a famous father and sixth president; Charles Francis Adams is a skillful minister to Great Britain during the Civil War; Henry Adams the historian; Charles Francis Adams, Jr. is a railroad magnate. Going beyond politics, portrays these men as husbands, fathers, brothers, sons, as well as leaders

DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital


Volume 1: Chapter I: John Adams, Lawyer ; Chapter II: John Adams, Revolutionary ; Chapter III: John Adams, Diplomat ; Chapter IV: John Adams, Minister to Great Britain (Volume I produced by Jac Venza, Paul Bogart and Robert Costello ; written by Sherman Yellen and Millard Lampell ; directed by Paul Bogart and James Cellan Jones) -- Volume 2: Chapter V: John Adams, Vice President ; Chapter VI: John Adams, President ; Chapter VII: John Quincy Adams, Diplomat (Volume 2 produced by Robert Costello ; written by Anne Howard Bailey, Corinne Jacker, Philip Reisman, Jr., and Sam Hall ; directed by Barry Davis and Anthony Page) -- Volume 3: Chapter VIII: John Quincy Adams, Secretary of State ; Chapter IX: John Quincy Adams, President ; Chapter X: John Quincy Adams, Congressman (Volume 3 produced by Robert Costello and Fred Coe ; written by Ian Hunter and Tad Mosel ; directed by Bill Glenn and Fred Coe) --Volume 4: Chapter XI: Charles Francis Adams, Minister to Great Britain ; Chapter XII: Henry Adams, Historian ; Chapter XIII: Charles Francis Adams II, Industrialist (Volume 4 produced by James Cellan Jones and Fred Coe ; written by Roger O. Hirson and Sam Hall ; directed by James Cellan Jones and Fred Coe)

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