Book Discussion on Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

Mr. Isaacson talked about his book, Benjamin Franklin: An American Life, published by Simon and Schuster. The book, a… read more

Mr. Isaacson talked about his book, Benjamin Franklin: An American Life, published by Simon and Schuster. The book, a comprehensive biography, covers many aspects of Franklin’s life. Mr. Isaacson discussed the relevance of Benjamin Franklin today, and described many of Franklin’s values and qualities that subsequently became American values and virtues. Following prepared remarks, Mr. Isaacson responded to questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

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177514-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Aug 10, 2003
Last Aired:
May 30, 2011

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  • Aug 10, 2003 | 12:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 10, 2003 | 6:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 23, 2003 | 12:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 27, 2003 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 27, 2003 | 2:17pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 28, 2003 | 2:13am EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • Nov 07, 2010 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • May 28, 2011 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 29, 2011 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 30, 2011 | 1:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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