The Adams chronicles


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Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, [2008].
Physical Desc
4 videodiscs (ca. 780 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 program guide (12 pages)
054961806393, 00054961806393


General Note
Title from container.
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Based on the family's personal diaries and correspondences.
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Originally broadcast on television in 1976.
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Contains all 13 episodes of the television mini-series.
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Special features: A 12-page program guide titled The history behind the Adams chronicles featuring articles by C. James Taylor, editor in chief of the Adams Papers, and Neil Horstman, president of the White House Historical Association. Includes genealogical table.
Creation/Production Credits
Original music, John Morris.
George Grizzard, Kathryn Walker, William Daniels, David Birney, John Beal, Peter Brandon, Charles Siebert, Nancy Marchand.
Television mini-series that dramatizes four generations of Adamses and 150 years of American history from the birth of the Revolution through the Gilded Age. Meet John Adams, a passionate revolutionary and second president; John Quincy Adams, proud son of a famous father and sixth president; Charles Francis Adams, skillful minister to Great Britain during the Civil War; historian Henry Adams; and railroad magnate Charles Francis Adams, Jr. Going beyond politics, this mini-series portrays these men as husbands, fathers, brothers, sons, as well as leaders.
System Details
DVD, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kassel, V., Grizzard, G., Walker, K., Daniels, W., Birney, D., Beal, J., Brandon, P., Siebert, C., Marchand, N., Venza, J., Bogart, P., Costello, R., Yellen, S., Lampell, M., Jones, J. C., Bailey, A. H., Jacker, C., Reisman, P. H., Hall, S., Davis, B., Page, A., Coe, F., Hunter, I., Mosel, T., & Hirson, R. O. (2008). The Adams chronicles . Distributed by Acorn Media.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Virginia. Kassel et al.. 2008. The Adams Chronicles. Distributed by Acorn Media.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Virginia. Kassel et al.. The Adams Chronicles Distributed by Acorn Media, 2008.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kassel, Virginia., et al. The Adams Chronicles Distributed by Acorn Media, 2008.

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