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Insane John Adams Stories Not Taught In School (Pt.1)| C. Bradley Thompson | POLITICS | Rubin Report

Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to C. Bradley Thompson (professor & author) about John Adams who just might be the most badass of the founding fathers in US history. In this clip C. Bradley Thompson shares some amazing stories about John Adams that they don’t teach in school. C. Bradley tells a shocking story of how John Adams, with his two sons Charles and John Quincy Adams, survive a shipwreck and resort to riding donkeys over the Pyrenees mountains in the winter to get to Paris to meet with Louis XVI. He describes how it was John Adams who put his life at risk committing treason for his speech in favor of liberty and independence at the Philadelphia Convention. He also shares how John Adams was a workaholic who worked non-stop during the Revolutionary War while Thomas Jefferson resided at Monticello. This clip is from our President’s Week special in 2018 where we partnered with Learn Liberty for five episodes about five Presidents. Watch the full interview about John Adams here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C52ZqjibU1M&list=PLEbhOtC9klbCr0iN2ANJbaV477B0eSpc6&index=9 Is the state of US news driving you crazy? Does the coverage of political news rarely seem “fair and balanced”? Serious discussions on US politics is vital to having a healthy democracy. No matter what political party you belong to, we need to be able to hear a variety of political perspectives. Whether you majored in political science or just want to have a deeper understanding of the issues you’ll want to check out this playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLEbhOtC9klbCr0iN2ANJbaV477B0eSpc6 To make sure you never miss a single Rubin Report video, click here to subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJdKr0Bgd_5saZYqLCa9mng?sub_confirmation=1 Looking for smart and honest conversations about current events, political news and the culture war? Want to increase your critical thinking by listening to different perspectives on a variety of topics? If so, then you’re in the right place because on The Rubin Report Dave Rubin engages the ideas of some of society’s most interesting thought leaders, authors, politicians and comedians. The Rubin Report is the largest talk show about free speech and big ideas on YouTube. Dave allows his guests to speak their minds and his audience to think for themselves. New videos every week. The Rubin Report is fan funded through monthly and one-time donations: http://www.rubinreport.com/support ****** Dave Rubin’s book, “Don’t Burn This Book” is now available at: www.dontburnthisbook.com LISTEN to The Rubin Report podcast: www.rubinreport.com/podcast See Dave LIVE: https://daverubin.com/events/ Sign up for our newsletter with the best of The Rubin Report delivered to your inbox once a week: http://www.rubinreport.com/newsletter Official Rubin Report Merchandise: https://teespring.com/stores/therubinreport All art on the set are original works by Caylin Rose Janet. Get a print here: https://www.caylinrosejanet.com/rubinreportart.html ****** C. Bradley Thompson Professor of Political Philosophy at Clemson University Author of “John Adams and the Spirit of Liberty” – Get the book here: https://www.amazon.com/Adams-Spirit-Liberty-Bradley-Thompson/dp/0700611819 ****** Follow Dave on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RubinReport Follow The Rubin Report on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rubinreport Follow Dave on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/daverubin Follow Dave on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rubinreport/?hl=en About Dave Rubin: http://rubinreport.com

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