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Title Work

Title No: 5517

Title: John Adams

Alternate Titles:

John Adams - Profiles in Courage

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film

Date: 1964 (Release)

Original Summary:
"Dramatizes John Adams' decision to defend the British soldiers accused of murder at the Boston Massacre. In opposition to popular suspicions and prejudices, he insists that the right of the accused to a fair trial, under law, is essential to the American cause."--WorldCat.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 50 min 

Genres: Educational

Subjects: Presidents--United States--Interviews; United States--Politics and government--1775-1783; United States--Politics and government--1797-1801; Boston Massacre, 1770; Lawyers--Massachusetts--Biography; Trials (Murder)--Massachusetts; Law--Massachusetts--History

Name As Subjects: Adams, John

Distribution CompanyAmnesty International
Cast/ActorCollins, Russell
Cast/ActorComi, Paul
Cast/ActorCooper, Jeff
Distribution CompanyIQ Films
Cast/ActorLove, Phyllis
Cast/ActorLyons, Gene
Cast/ActorMcCallum, David
BroadcasterNBC Television Network
ConsultantNevins, Allan
Cast/ActorPrine, Andrew
Music Director/Music SupervisionRiddle, Nelson
ConsultantSorensen, Theodore C.
Source of MaterialSt. Louis Public Schools (Saint Louis, Mo.)
Cast/ActorThatcher, Torin

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4819St. Louis Public Schools educational film library