Ralph Archbold

Ralph Archbold

Ralph Archbold is a Philadelphia-area speaker best known for his impersonation of U.S. Founding Father Benjamin Franklin. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Ralph Archbold has four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 Call-In. The year with the most videos was 2000 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2007 with an average of 891 views per program. Most common tags: Early American History (1600-1850), U.S. History.

Appearances by Title:c. August 11, 2000 - Present Portrayal Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • Anniversary of <em>Common Sense</em> by Thomas Paine

    Anniversary of Common Sense by Thomas Paine

    Panelists discussed the impact of Thomas Paine’s Common Sense and his role in U.S. history, and how his views apply today. James Green told the story…

  • <em>The First American: Benjamin Franklin</em>

    The First American: Benjamin Franklin

    Following an introduction by a Benjamin Franklin re-enactor, Professor Brands talked about his biography The First American:…

  • Benjamin Franklin

    Benjamin Franklin

    Mr. Archbold portrayed Philadelphia’s legendary “founding father,” Benjamin Franklin. He responded to viewer calls as Mr.…

  • Constitution's 200th Anniversary

    Constitution's 200th Anniversary

    Guests discussed the upcoming 200th anniversary of the constitution celebration. They answered questions from viewers. Note:…

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