Book Discussion on The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin

Mr. Wood was interviewed about his book, The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin, published by The Penguin Press. In the book,… read more

Mr. Wood was interviewed about his book, The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin, published by The Penguin Press. In the book, the author argues that while many people consider Franklin one of the first Americans, he was perhaps the last of the founding fathers to become an American patriot. Mr. Wood describes Franklin’s transformation from an admirer of the British Empire to one of the key players in the American Revolution. He also discusses Franklin’s writings and his relationship with France. Following the interview, Mr. Wood responded to questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin

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182263-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Jun 19, 2004
Last Aired:
Apr 18, 2010

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  • Jun 19, 2004 | 10:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 05, 2004 | 7:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 06, 2004 | 7:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 18, 2004 | 4:04am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 08, 2004 | 2:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 17, 2010 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 17, 2010 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 17, 2010 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 18, 2010 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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