American POTUS

Adams & Jefferson: The Mutual Respect of Political Enemies

January 18, 2021 Gordon Wood, Pulitzer Prize Winning Historian Season 2 Episode 2
American POTUS
Adams & Jefferson: The Mutual Respect of Political Enemies
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American POTUS
Adams & Jefferson: The Mutual Respect of Political Enemies
Jan 18, 2021 Season 2 Episode 2
Gordon Wood, Pulitzer Prize Winning Historian

The 2 founding fathers who would be friends, enemies and then friends again – John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.  The 51-year relationship between these Frienemies is complicated but telling, offering critical insight into the very delicate and increasingly political first couple decades of our nation.  Looking back, it’s proven to be one of our republic’s best examples of respectful disagreement.  The mutually perplexing association between President’s number 2 and number 3, is on this episode of American POTUS.

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The 2 founding fathers who would be friends, enemies and then friends again – John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.  The 51-year relationship between these Frienemies is complicated but telling, offering critical insight into the very delicate and increasingly political first couple decades of our nation.  Looking back, it’s proven to be one of our republic’s best examples of respectful disagreement.  The mutually perplexing association between President’s number 2 and number 3, is on this episode of American POTUS.