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Benjamin Franklin: History Speaks

41 minutes 15 seconds

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At Independence Hall, federal judge Douglas H. Ginsburg, U.S. Court of Appeals, DC Circuit, sits down with Benjamin Franklin to discuss Franklin's thoughts on the Constitutional Convention and other topics. How did Franklin learn so much about science? What new inventions capture his interest? As one of the few people who signed both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, did Franklin feel his life was in jeopardy?

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