American History
8:00 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

How Benjamin Franklin Enlightened America With Jonathan Lyons

When Benjamin Franklin (and friends) brought the ideals of the Enlightenment to a nascent United States, he laid the foundation for the political revolution that would follow. Historian Jonathan Lyons spoke about the founding father and the country’s intellectual coming-of-age in this talk recorded at Town Hall on June 27.

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