Ben Franklin and the Revolution

A conversation hosted by Marty Moss-Coane featuring Ken Burns, Walter Isaacson, and Erica Dunbar


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Join WHYY and PBS for a discussion on Benjamin Franklin: A Film by Ken Burns, featuring clips from the two-part series. Marty Moss-Coane, host and executive producer of WHYY's Radio Times, will speak with Ken Burns, Walter Isaacson, author of Benjamin Franklin: An American Life, and Erica Dunbar, professor of history at Rutgers University, about “Franklin and the Revolution.” Franklin spent much of his life living on Market Street in Philadelphia — a few blocks from WHYY Studios! — and played a pivotal role in the American Revolution.


Benjamin Franklin: A Film by Ken Burns premieres on Monday, April 4, at 8 p.m. on WHYY-TV.