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John Adams

Join or Die (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV-14
TV Episode | 71 min | Biography, Drama, History

Firebrand Sam Adams tries to dissuade cousin John from defending redcoats in the Boston Massacre, but later John changes his mind and joins the revolutionary cause.
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David Coatsworth | Steve Shareshian (as Steven Shareshian)
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Updated Mar 16, 2008

Release date
Mar 16, 2008 (United States)

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Paul Giamatti
John Adams John Adams   See fewer
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Laura Linney
Abigail Adams Abigail Adams   See fewer
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Danny Huston
Samuel Adams Samuel Adams   See fewer
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John Bedford Lloyd
Richard Palmes Richard Palmes   See fewer
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Justin Theroux
John Hancock John Hancock   See fewer
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Ritchie Coster
Captain Preston Captain Preston   See fewer
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Guy Henry
Jonathan Sewall Jonathan Sewall   See fewer
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Steven Hinkle
Young John Quincy Adams Young John Quincy Adams   See fewer
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Madeline Taylor
Young Nabby Adams Young Nabby Adams   See fewer
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Robert Treat Paine Robert Treat Paine   See fewer
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Melissa Blue
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Dara Coleman
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Michael Hall D'Addario
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8.3 / 10 | 559 votes