Dan Abrams on why John Adams accepted this unpopular, yet defining case in American law
Before he was George Washington's vice president, John Adams was a lawyer who risked everything, including his reputation, for a case. Legal expert Dan Abrams discusses why he chose to write his new book, "John Adams Under Fire," about Adams and his ...
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