The Adams Chronicles DVD
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- Additional Details
- Format: DVD
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 4
- Run Time: 780 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: Fullscreen
- Language: English
- Studio: Acorn Media
- DVD Release Date: April 15, 2008
- Audio: ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Stereo [CC]
- Genre: Drama
- Color: Color
- A 12-page program guide featuring articles by C. James Taylor, editor in chief of the Adams Papers, and Neil Horstman, president of the White House Historical Association
- Release Date: 1976
Based on the family's diaries and letters, this collection offers an in-depth view into a family that helped to shape America's identity over the span of 150 years. Start with founding father John Adams and sixth President John Quincy through to foreign minister Charles Francis and railroad tycoon Charles Francis, Jr.
- Created by PBS to mark America's bicentennial.
- Based on diaries and personal correspondence.
- The entire thirteen-episode Emmy® and Peabody award winning series in one collection.
One family had tremendous influence in the the shaping of America's identity. Situated in Massachusetts, the Adams clan was present from the beginning of the American Revolution through to the Industrial Revolution.
Trace 150 years of accomplishments through the eyes of the Adams men and their families. Second President John Adams was instrumental in the rebellion against the British and the creation of America as an independent nation. His son, John Quincy Adams would go from congressman and Secretary of State to preside in the Oval Office. During the Civil War, Charles Francis Adams was minister to Great Britain, and his son Charles, Jr. would become a successful railroad tycoon. Based on diaries and personal correspondence, this thirteen episode miniseries displays the personal and professional sides of the Adams men. Learn about the roles that family and friends played in shaping their professional decisions.
The Emmy® and Peabody award winning series is available in its entirety in this one collection.