About the Program
Woody Holton, author of the National Book Award nominated Unruly Americans, presents a biography of Abigail Adams. Mr. Holton focuses on Abigail Adams' writings and reports that she championed the education of women and decried sexual discrimination. Her written debates included correspondences with her husband, John Adams, as well as George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Woody Holton discusses his book at the Massachusetts Historical Society in Boston.