Founding brothers

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  • Begins with a look at two of the crises faced by George Washington during his term as America's first president. Explores the ideological conflict that existed between Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton. Portrays the presidential election of 1796 and the administration of John Adams. Concludes with the reconciliation between Adams and Jefferson, and the duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr.


  • Originally released by MPH Entertainment.
  • Based on the book by Joseph J. Ellis.
  • DVD Features: interactive menus, scene selection.
  • DVD.
  • Closed-captioned.
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