Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin: The Often Truthful, Always Radical, Never Completed American Founder

Date: 
Wed., Dec. 11, 2019
7:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
Category: 
Lectures
Location: 
Rothenberg Hall
Event Notes: 
Free; advance reservations required.
Add to Calendar 12/11/2019 07:30 PM 12/11/2019 09:30 PM America/Los_Angeles Benjamin Franklin: The Often Truthful, Always Radical, Never Completed American Founder Visit page - https://www.huntington.org/events/benjamin-franklin The Huntington - Rothenberg Hall
 

Joyce Chaplin, James Duncan Phillips Professor of Early American History at Harvard University, revisits The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, which was one of Henry Huntington's most prized manuscript acquisitions. Franklin tells a tantalizingly open-ended story about his life because the manuscript was left unfinished.