John Adams

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

Season 1, Episode 5 Unite or Die

First Aired: April 6, 2008

Now serving as vice president, Adams is dismayed by his inconsequential role in the government, and finds his friendship with Jefferson suffering as a result of the conflict between England and France. In 1797, Adams succeeds Washington as president, but needs Abigail's help to make sense of this important position and the future of the country.

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