In retirement John Adams laments the perils of a long life; loss of loved ones and growing irrelevance. But out of tragedy John rekindles his broken friendship with Thomas Jefferson and lives to discuss John Quincy's ambitious presidential agenda with him.
Did You Know?
In real life, Adams and Jefferson had resumed their friendship through correspondence while Abigail was still alive. See more
John Adams looks at the famous painting of the signing of the Declaration of Independence and says that everyone in the painting is dead except for Thomas Jefferson and himself. But Charles Carroll, who is pictured, was a signer from Maryland who died in 1832, living 6 years longer than Adams. See more
Old age is dark and loveless.
Written by Rob Lane See more