Amanpour and Company

How Samuel Adams Fomented Revolution

Clip: 10/27/2022 | 17m 48s  | Video has closed captioning.

Stacy Schiff has written biographies of some of history’s most fascinating figures, from Cleopatra to the witches of Salem. Now, the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian is turning to an American revolutionary. In her new book about Samuel Adams, Schiff argues he’s one of the country’s most essential founding fathers. She explains to Walter Isaacson how someone so important could be forgotten.

Aired: 10/27/22

Rating: NR

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