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. Written by
Did You Know?
In real life, Adams and Jefferson had resumed their friendship through correspondence while Abigail was still alive. See more
'Nabby' Adams was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1811 not 1803 as shown in the series and underwent a mastectomy in 1812. She died in 1814 from the rapidly spreading cancer. See more
Old age is dark and loveless.
Written by Rob Lane See more