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This clip contains reenactments of John Adams as president and Thomas Jefferson. Begins with pan of a congressional room as people stand, John Adams is sworn in as President, his hand on a bible. Shot of the room full of men clapping. Cuts to Adams shaking hands with different men as he makes his way to the podium, the camera hangs on Thomas Jefferson, who lost the election to Adams. Dissolve to a man reading a letter discussing Adams narrow victory and the damage that would have been done had Jefferson been elected. Dissolve to Adams at a podium reading at a congressional meeting, judges in powdered wigs sit in front of him.