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
- When David McCullough met Paul Giamatti for the first time out of character, he did not recognize him as the actor who played John Adams (XV).
- Goof (factual errors): Capt. Preston is shown as being tried for the Boston Massacre with his troops, however he was tried (and acquitted) separately nearly a month before his men.
- The Dockside Artist character, sketching the scene from a warehouse loading area as Adams' ship arrives, picked up some of the real oyster shells which littered the ground and used them to…
[show]The Dockside Artist character, sketching the scene from a warehouse loading area as Adams' ship arrives, picked up some of the real oyster shells which littered the ground and used them to supplement his existing supply of paint cups - an improvisation which real street artists of the period might employ.