Book Discussion on Benjamin Franklin

Edmund Morgan talked about his biography Benjamin Franklin, published by Yale University Press. Mr. Morgan explored the various… read more

Edmund Morgan talked about his biography Benjamin Franklin, published by Yale University Press. Mr. Morgan explored the various contradictions in Franklin’s personality and the role he played in the creation of America as a republic. The author showed how Franklin was a man who ranked his civic responsibilities over all other aspects of his professional life, including his writings and scientific experiments. After the presentation the author answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Benjamin Franklin

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Program ID:
174035-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Dec 7, 2002
Last Aired:
Nov 15, 2010

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  • Dec 07, 2002 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 08, 2002 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 11, 2003 | 2:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 13, 2003 | 3:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 12, 2008 | 12:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 12, 2008 | 6:10am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 13, 2010 | 12:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 14, 2010 | 5:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 15, 2010 | 1:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
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