The Age of Benjamin Franklin

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The Age of Benjamin Franklin

2018

Get a surprising and full portrait of a man who defies easy definition. Over 24 insightful lectures, Professor Robert J. Allison of Suffolk University explores the many facets of Ben Franklin's life and times. A pioneer in...

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Robert J. Allison

In This Series

Benjamin Franklin and the American Dream
Episode 1
Benjamin Franklin and the American Dream
Meet the Franklins
Episode 2
Meet the Franklins
Benjamin Franklin's Boston Beginnings
Episode 3
Benjamin Franklin's Boston Beginnings
Benjamin Franklin and Philadelphia
Episode 4
Benjamin Franklin and Philadelphia
Benjamin Franklin in London
Episode 5
Benjamin Franklin in London
Benjamin Franklin: Printer and Postmaster
Episode 6
Benjamin Franklin: Printer and Postmaster
Benjamin Franklin: Scientist
Episode 7
Benjamin Franklin: Scientist
Benjamin Franklin and Electricity
Episode 8
Benjamin Franklin and Electricity
Benjamin Franklin's Religious Beliefs
Episode 9
Benjamin Franklin's Religious Beliefs
Benjamin Franklin: American Satirist
Episode 10
Benjamin Franklin: American Satirist
The Musical Benjamin Franklin
Episode 11
The Musical Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin: Ladies' Man?
Episode 12
Benjamin Franklin: Ladies' Man?
Benjamin Franklin: A Reluctant Politician
Episode 13
Benjamin Franklin: A Reluctant Politician
Benjamin Franklin and the American Indians
Episode 14
Benjamin Franklin and the American Indians
Benjamin Franklin and Slavery in America
Episode 15
Benjamin Franklin and Slavery in America
Benjamin Franklin and Colonies vs. Empire
Episode 16
Benjamin Franklin and Colonies vs. Empire
Benjamin Franklin and the Crisis of 1773
Episode 17
Benjamin Franklin and the Crisis of 1773
Benjamin Franklin and Colonial Independence
Episode 18
Benjamin Franklin and Colonial Independence
Benjamin Franklin and the Age of Revolution
Episode 19
Benjamin Franklin and the Age of Revolution
Benjamin Franklin: Acclaimed in France
Episode 20
Benjamin Franklin: Acclaimed in France
Benjamin Franklin: Making Peace
Episode 21
Benjamin Franklin: Making Peace
Benjamin Franklin: Framing the Constitution
Episode 22
Benjamin Franklin: Framing the Constitution
Benjamin Franklin's Critics and Enemies
Episode 23
Benjamin Franklin's Critics and Enemies
Benjamin Franklin's Remarkable Legacy
Episode 24
Benjamin Franklin's Remarkable Legacy