Like Founding Father, Like Son: The Precedents of Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams

Authors Nancy Isenberg and Andrew Burstein take on the task of providing a groundbreaking dual-biography of John Adams, the 2nd President of the United States, and his son John Quincy Adams, the 6th President. In The Problem of Democracy: The Presidents Adams Confront the Cult of Personality, the authors reveal weaknesses in our democracy that have existed since its beginnings and explore the warnings we should have heeded about the merging of politics and celebrity.

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When: Mon., May. 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm
Where: Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont St.
718-222-4111
Price: $10
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Authors Nancy Isenberg and Andrew Burstein take on the task of providing a groundbreaking dual-biography of John Adams, the 2nd President of the United States, and his son John Quincy Adams, the 6th President. In The Problem of Democracy: The Presidents Adams Confront the Cult of Personality, the authors reveal weaknesses in our democracy that have existed since its beginnings and explore the warnings we should have heeded about the merging of politics and celebrity.

For questions about this event or other inquiries, contact our Visitor Services desk at 718-222-4111, ext. 250.

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