Based on the Pulitzer prize winning book by David McCullough, John Adams chronicles the life of this remarkable historical figure, a man whose fiercely independent spirit, reverence for the rule of law, and commitment to personal liberty profoundly influenced the values on which the U.S. was founded...
Last Episode01x07 Part 7 - Peacefield Aired: Apr. 20, 2008
In retirement, John Adams begins to write his memoirs and works on mending his relationship with Thomas Jefferson through a series of correspondence. …
Series Fun Facts
- A very nice detail, often overlooked in historical movies, is that as John Adams ages, his teeth get progressively more stained and dark, especially near the gums and the interstices of the teeth.
- Goof (factual errors): The Second Episode "Independence" of the series has the "First Congress" meeting in 1775. They actually met briefly in 1774. It was the "Second Continental Congress who…
[show]Goof (factual errors): The Second Episode "Independence" of the series has the "First Congress" meeting in 1775. They actually met briefly in 1774. It was the "Second Continental Congress who met in 1775 and STAYED in session until 1781 (the end of the war).
- Some of the US military uniform costumes have cast replicas of period "USA" buttons rather than generic plain buttons.