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Benjamin Franklin: An Extraordinary Life, An Electric Mind

Each of the four sections of this PBS site highlights five different aspects of Franklin's life, from firefighter to agricultural innovator as well as from founding father to inventor. An a to z list points out the various roles Ben
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Each of the four sections of this PBS site highlights five different aspects of Franklin's life, from firefighter to agricultural innovator as well as from founding father to inventor. An a-to-z list points out the various roles Ben Franklin played in his life. Includes timeline.

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