John Adams

A seven-part adaptation of David McCullough's biography of Founding Father and second U.S. president, John Adams.

Season 1, Episode 2 Independence

First Aired: March 16, 2008

British attacks on Lexington and Concord in 1775 spur debate among the Continental Congress, but Adams' arguments on behalf of Massachusetts---and independence---are met with skepticism by some of his colleagues.

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