U.S. history buffs won't want to miss this epic miniseries about one of America's greatest founding fathers John Adams. The mini-series is based on the 2002 book, John Adams, written by David McCullough, and stars three Academy Award nominated actors: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney and Tom Wilkinson.
John Adams lives with his family in Boston and earns his life with private law practice. At one of the nights in 1770 he witnesses a bloody confrontation between the British militaries and the locals unsatisfied with the tax policy of metropolis. The conflict results in the dead men and wounded ones. John Adams hazards his reputation and begins to defend the British soldiers at court. The present citizens demand emotionally a severe punishment for the English soldiers. Nevertheless Adams succeeds and this notable case strengthens his credibility and popularity. On behalf of George III he is granted with a profitable position in a colonial administration. On the other hand the patriotic leaders â€œsons of freedomâ€ make it clear for John that they hope for his maintenance and participation. John doesnâ€™t see himself in politics and refuses. He wants to occupy himself with science and law service. Donâ€™t miss this fascinating biographical series about the life of the second President of the United States.Read more »