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A Conversation About 'Ben Franklin'

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A Conversation About 'Ben Franklin'

A Conversation About 'Ben Franklin'

A Conversation About 'Ben Franklin'

Only Available in Archive Formats.

This week PBS will present Benjamin Franklin, an unblinking look at the remarkable founding father whose industriousness furthered the cause of science and whose diplomatic skills helped win American independence. NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with documentary writer Ron Blumer and Ellen Hovde.