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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: John and Abigail Adams
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06/23/2008
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One of the greatest political partnerships in American history

 


Simon Russell Beale as John AdamsSimon Russell Beale as John Adams

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

John and Abigail Adams

Aired Monday, June 23 at 8:00 p.m. on CPTV

He was brilliant, argumentative, sometimes irascible. She was a savvy observer of the tumultuous political scene, unafraid to speak her mind in an age when women were excluded from politics. They endured long separations and painful defeats, but John and Abigail Adams formed one of the greatest political partnerships in American history, and forged a marriage that sustained them for the whole of their lives. In the tradition of its award-winning presidential biographies, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE profiles John and Abigail Adams - the original power couple. David Ogden Stiers narrates. more on this program...


 
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