“An American” (1775-1790)
Episode 2 | 1h 54m 59s | WETA Passport
Benjamin Franklin leaves London and returns to wartime Philadelphia where he joins Congress and helps Thomas Jefferson craft the Declaration of Independence. In Paris, he wins French support for the American Revolution then negotiates a peace treaty with Britain. He spends his last years in the new United States, working on the Constitution and unsuccessfully promoting the abolition of slavery.
Aired: 04/05/22 | Expires: 04/04/29 |
Ep1 | 1h 55m 26s | WETA Passport
Ep2 | 1h 54m 59s | WETA Passport
Ep3 | 1h 55m 26s | WETA Passport
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