Writings of Benjamin Franklin

Guests examined the history of the pre-revolutionary era and Early Republic through the writings of Benjamin Franklin, publisher, scientist… read more

Guests examined the history of the pre-revolutionary era and Early Republic through the writings of Benjamin Franklin, publisher, scientist and early-American diplomat. Franklin wrote a number of books, including his Autobiography and Poor Richard’s Almanack.

Also highlighted in the program are the city of Philadelphia and the American Philosophical Society, founded by Franklin in 1743. The society holds many documents written or created by Franklin. close

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Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Mar 26, 2001
Last Aired:
Apr 18, 2006

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