Young Ben Franklin

Young Ben Franklin

Before he was Benjamin Franklin, inventor and statesman, he was just Ben, a boy in Colonial Boston with an adventurous spirit, a curious mind...and a penchant for getting into trouble. Meet our most endearing founding father at fourteen; a charming rebel years away from discovering the ageless sayings and brilliant inventions that made him famous. When Ben and his friends stumble upon a mysterious letter leading to a legendary treasure, he'll have to use his wits and bravery to outsmart the cruel British governor of Massachusetts. Produced by Gen-Z Media in partnership with PRX. For more great Gen-Z shows visit http://bestrobotever.com

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July 4, 2018 19 min

Aboard a cargo ship bound for freedom, Ben finds himself staring down the barrel of the governor’s cannons. When Ben’s heroism earns him and his friends a death sentence, all of Boston rallies to his defense. A leader is born, and Ben is forced to make a decision that will change the course of American history

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As Boston celebrates, Ben’s friends launch a plan to rescue him and the treasure. Ben realizes that the gold can be used to further the cause of freedom in the colonies and leads his pals on a thrilling escape at sea

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July 4, 2018 15 min

Ben finally comes face to face with the wicked Governor Templeton and discovers that the treasure might have been under their noses all along.

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July 4, 2018 12 min

Just when all seems lost for Ben and the wharf rats, an old friend appears from out of the fog. When Eliza is dragged into the lion’s den, she must use her wits to take on the governor himself.

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July 4, 2018 14 min

When Thaddeus and his men arrive on the island looking for the treasure, Ben harnesses the power of nature to fight back.

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July 4, 2018 15 min

With his brother in peril, Ben attempts to secure a boat to take him to a legendary island. When he’s nearly caught, a most unexpected ally comes to his rescue. Ben and his friends make their way across the choppy seas to reach the treasure.

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July 4, 2018 18 min

Ben, Eliza and the boys witness the governor’s ruthlessness first-hand. A secret letter, written in invisible ink, sets off a treasure hunt…and a race against time.

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Ben meets a pirate who is not at all what he seems. His investigation takes him and the wharf rats to a graveyard, where they dig up the legend of a treasure older than America itself.

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July 4, 2018 20 min

Ben and the boys take on the case of Eliza Boyd and the missing teapot. When the mystery proves to go a lot deeper than expected, Ben brushes up against the wicked Governor Templeton and his dangerous son Thaddeus.

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Ben Franklin and his band of wharf rats run afoul of the law, but when a young fugitive named Eliza Boyd hires his puzzle-solving services, Ben stumbles into the adventure of a lifetime

Before he was Benjamin Franklin, inventor and statesman, he was just Ben, a boy in Colonial Boston with an adventurous spirit, a curious mind...and a penchant for getting into trouble. Meet our most endearing founding father at fourteen; a charming...

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May 16, 2018 4 min

LAUNCHING JULY 4TH! Before he was Benjamin Franklin, inventor and statesman, he was just Ben, a boy in Colonial Boston with an adventurous spirit, a curious mind...and a penchant for getting into trouble. Meet our most endearing founding father at thirteen; a charming rebel years away from discovering the ageless sayings and brilliant inventions that made him famous. When Ben and his friends stumble upon a mysterious letter leading...

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