The First American: Benjamin Franklin (d. 1790)

By OAN Reporting Staff

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We know Franklin as a Founding Father, but did you know how much he shaped our humor, media, and diplomacy? Join us for a talk with biographer Walter Isaacson, author of Benjamin Franklin: An American Life. Franklin died on this day in 1790.

OAS Alexa Skill


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