Unnecessary War
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John Adams

S1 Ep6 • Unnecessary War

Unnecessary War

PG-13 PG 16+ 2008 Drama 80 min

Available until December 27, 2021

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Following the peace treaty with England, President Adams struggles to avoid war with France despite pressure from his Federalist cabinet and French provocation. John finds the price of peace to his career and the price of his long career...


  • John Dossett Benjamin Rush
  • Paul Giamatti John Adams
  • Laura Linney Abigail Adams
  • David Morse George Washington
  • Sarah Polley Nabby Adams
  • Stephen Dillane Thomas Jefferson

On Demand

  • Start: January 17, 2017
  • End: December 26, 2021