Great Courses: The Age of Benjamin Franklin

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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 science, politics, diplomacy, and more, Franklin was truly one of the most extraordinary Americans ever to have lived.  There are 24 half-hour lectures in this course. We'll take care of two of them at each meeting. For those who wish to get a head start, the course is available for immediate download on Kanopy and Hoopla.

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