031 Benjamin Franklin and His Papers
May 26, 2015•50 min
Benjamin Franklin’s life spanned almost the entire 18th century. Between his birth on January 17, 1706 and his death on April 17, 1790, Franklin lived well-traveled and accomplished life. Michael D. Hattem, research assistant for the Papers of Benjamin Franklin Documentary Editing Project, leads us on an exploration of the life and deeds of Benjamin Franklin.