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Independent Minds: John Adams (news-friendly without dates)

From: Murray Street Productions
Series: Independent Minds
Length: 58:37

One hour doc. focusing on the life of America's second president

Johnadams-prx_small John Adams, champion of the American Revolution, instrumental in the drafting of the Constitution, and second President of our young Republic, was a study in contrasts. This extremely public citizen and charismatic speaker reserved his most intimate thoughts for a remarkable 60-year correspondence with his wife Abigail. Despite Adams' huge influence and our unique knowledge of him, there are few monuments in his honor. Independent Minds: John Adams offers an engaging hour long glimpse into our nation's forgotten father and the trials he faced constructing a nation. Featuring preeminent historians, journalists and politicos including: David McCullough, Richard Brookhiser, Joseph Ellis, Kirk Ellis, John Ferling, Joanne Freeman, Paul Giamatti, Gary Hart, Tom Hooper, Caroline Keinath, Ed Larson, Laura Linney, David Morse, Cokie Roberts and Tom Wilkinson.

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John Adams, champion of the American Revolution, instrumental in the drafting of the Constitution, and second President of our young Republic, was a study in contrasts. This extremely public citizen and charismatic speaker reserved his most intimate thoughts for a remarkable 60-year correspondence with his wife Abigail. Despite Adams' huge influence and our unique knowledge of him, there are few monuments in his honor. Independent Minds: John Adams offers an engaging hour long glimpse into our nation's forgotten father and the trials he faced constructing a nation. Featuring preeminent historians, journalists and politicos including: David McCullough, Richard Brookhiser, Joseph Ellis, Kirk Ellis, John Ferling, Joanne Freeman, Paul Giamatti, Gary Hart, Tom Hooper, Caroline Keinath, Ed Larson, Laura Linney, David Morse, Cokie Roberts and Tom Wilkinson.

Broadcast History

KCLU-FM Thousand Oaks, CA. Monday, 2/18/08 at unspecified time
KQED-FM San Francisco, CA. Thursday, 4/3 at 20:00
KERA-FM Dallas, TX. Monday, 2/18/08 at unspecified time
WAMU-FM Washington, DC. Sunday, 4/30 at 18:00
WHYY-FM Philadelphia, PA. Monday, 7/7 at 22:00
WABE-FM Atlanta, GA. Sunday, 3/30 at 13:00
WDET-FM Detroit, MI. Sunday, 4/6 at 22:00
WBUR-FM Boston, MA. Sunday, 3/9/08 in evening
WGBH-FM Boston. MA. Unreported day at 07:30 and 17:30
KSER-FM Everett, WA. Tuesday, 3/11 at 16:30
KUOW-FM Seattle, WA. Monday, 4/21/08 at unspecified time
KBAQ/KJZZ 89.5 FM Tempe, AZ. Sunday, 6/15 at 15:00
WDUQ-FM Pittsburgh, PA. Unreported
WCPN Cleveland, OH. Friday, 3/28 at 22:00
WVXU-FM Cincinnati, OH. Sunday, 5/11 at 20:00
KCUR-FM Kansas City, MO. Sunday, 3/23/08 at 18:00
KSUI-FM Iowa City, IA. Unreported
KUSU-FM Logan, UT. Monday, 2/18 at 9:00am and 7:00pm
WCBE-FM Columbus, OH. Unreported
KUT-FM Austin, TX. Sunday, 4/13 at 11:00 also KUT2 HD radio (Sat. 3/29 at 18:00)
WFDD-FM Winston-Salem, NC. Sunday, 3/23 at 18:00
WXEL-FM Boynton Beach, FL. Sunday at 4/11 at 14:00
WCVE-FM Richmond, VA. Sunday, 2/17/08 at 18:00
KGOU-FM Norman, OK. Sunday, 4/13 at 12:00
KWGS-FM Tulsa, OK. Friday, 7/4 at 20:00
WRVO-FM Oswego, NY. Friday, 7/4 at unspecified time
WUOT-FM Knoxville, TN. Friday, 3/14 at 12:00
KIOS-FM Omaha, NE. Friday, 4/11 at 12:00
WFCR-FM Amherst, MA. Sunday, 4/13 at 15:00
WOI-AM 640 Ames, IA. Sunday 03/16 at 21:00
WUFT Gainesville, FL. Saturday, 3/22 at 12:00pm
KRCB Rohnert Park, CA. Tuesday, 2/19 at 19:00
WDUZ Green Bay, WI. Unreported
WVPN Charleston, WV. Thursday, 4/3 at 21:00
WCQS Asheville, NC. Sunday, 2/17 at 18:00
KBMC Bozman, MT. Unreported
WUIS Springfield, IL. Unreported
WMEH Bangor, ME. Thursday, 2/28 at 14:00
KDSU-Prairie Public Fargo, ND. Unreported
KEMC-Yellowstone Public Radio Billings, MT. Unreported
KWIT/KOJI Sioux City, IA . Sunday, 4/6 at 10:00
KCND Bismarck, ND. Monday, 2/18 at 15:00
KBBI Homer, AK. Tuesday, 3/25 at 09:00
KCAW Sitka, AK. Unreported
WSLU Canton. NY. Wednesday, 2/20 at 13:00
WHSS Hamilton, OH. Monday, 2/18 at 10:00
KAWC Yuma, AZ. Friday, 3/22 at 16:00
KUFM Missolu, MT. Unreported
KMST Rolla, MO. Friday, 3/28 at 08:00
KPBX-FM Washington State Network Spokane, WA. Saturday, 3/15 at 20:00
Maine Public Broadcasting Network Portland, ME. Thursday, 2/28/08 at 14:00
WSLO-North Country Public Radio Malone, NY. Wednesday, 2/20 at 13:00

Timing and Cues

Track 1-Billboard - 0:55
Track 2-Newshole - 5:00
Track 3-Part_1 - 19:23
Track 4-Break - 0:30
Track 5-Part_2 - 13:36
Track 6-Break - 1:00
Track 7-Part_3 - 18:11

total time of doc: 58:35

Track 8-Promo_1 - 0:30
Track 9-Promo_2 - 0:15

Related Website

http://www.murraystreet.com/johnadams.htm