An American (1775-1790)
benjamin franklin

Fri, Jul 5 9:00 P.M. NH Explore (11.2)  

In wartime Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin helps Thomas Jefferson craft the Declaration of Independence. In Paris, he wins French support for the American Revolution. Back home, he works on the Constitution of the new United States.

Episode Duration: 1 hour 56 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 102

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Fri, Jul 5 9:00 P.M. An American (1775-1790)     NH Explore (11.2)
Sat, Jul 6 1:00 A.M. An American (1775-1790)     NH Explore (11.2)
Wed, Jul 10 1:00 P.M. An American (1775-1790)     NH Explore (11.2)

About Benjamin Franklin:

Ken Burns' two-part, four-hour documentary, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, explores the revolutionary life of one of the 18th century's most consequential and compelling personalities, whose work and words unlocked the mystery of electricity and helped create the United States.

"Write things worth reading," he said in Poor Richard's Almanack, "or do things worth the writing." Benjamin Franklin did both.


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Fri, Jun 28 9:00 P.M. Join Or Die (1706-1774)     NH Explore (11.2)
Sat, Jun 29 1:00 A.M. Join Or Die (1706-1774)     NH Explore (11.2)
Wed, Jul 3 1:00 P.M. Join Or Die (1706-1774)     NH Explore (11.2)
Fri, Jul 5 9:00 P.M. An American (1775-1790)     NH Explore (11.2)
Sat, Jul 6 1:00 A.M. An American (1775-1790)     NH Explore (11.2)
Wed, Jul 10 1:00 P.M. An American (1775-1790)     NH Explore (11.2)
Thu, Jul 25 9:00 P.M. Join Or Die (1706-1774)     NHPBS (11.1)


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