John Adams' Legacy Revisited in HBO Series After a difficult term in office, John Adams, America's first vice president and second president, was chronically under-recognized. But a biography of Adams sparked a reconsideration of the founding father's legacy, which now springs to life in an HBO mini-series.

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After a difficult term in office, John Adams, America's first vice president and second president, was chronically under-recognized. But a Pulitzer prize-winning biography of Adams by historian David McCullough sparked a reconsideration of the founding father's legacy, which now springs to life in an HBO mini-series.

Biographer David McCullough and Tom Hooper, director of HBO's John Adams, talk about depicting Adams' life on-screen.

John Adams
By David McCullough

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