This three-part series deftly explores the life and times of an American genius, vividly recreating Franklin’s mind and world. Tony Award-winner Richard Easton portrays Franklin, capturing the wit, humanity, and brilliance of this remarkable American.
“Benjamin Franklin is a lesson in great American television.” — Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Nonfiction Special
Funding provided by Northwestern Mutual Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, Pew Charitable Trusts, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Public Broadcasting Service, Humana Foundation, and Eberly Foundation
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