Benjamin Franklin

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Ken Burns's 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.read more
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Ken Burns's 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.

Original Release

04/04/2022 on PBS

US Release

04/04/2022

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Cast

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# Title Air Date
1 Join or Die (1706-1774) Monday, 04 April 2022
2 An American (1775-1790) Tuesday, 05 April 2022
101 Franklin And Writing Thursday, 03 March 2022
102 Franklin And Innovation Tuesday, 08 March 2022
103 Benjamin Franklin And American Diplomacy Monday, 21 March 2022
104 Franklin And Revolution Tuesday, 29 March 2022
105 A Discussion With Mandy Patinkin And Michael Douglas Friday, 01 April 2022

Directors

Ken Burns

Writers

Dayton Duncan

Cast

Producers

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