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. We will watch the episodes starting at 10 and discussion will start at 11.  For those who wish to get a head start, the course is available for immediate download on Kanopy and Hoopla.

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