Benjamin Franklin Episodes

2002, TV Show

Episode Detail: The Making of a Revolutionary - Benjamin Franklin

Part 2 covers Franklin's years in England, beginning in 1757, when he was sent to London as an emissary for Pennsylvania on a mission to allow the colony to tax the Penn family's lands. Franklin arrived as an ardent admirer of the empire as well as a lover of the American colonies (“There's nothing I want more than the prosperity of both,” he says). Seventeen years later, he left a revolutionary. Richard Easton plays Franklin; Colm Feore narrates.

Episodes: Benjamin Franklin (4)

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Premiered: November 19, 2002, on PBS
Rating: TV-G
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Premise: The life and achievements of America's revolutionary genius are chronciled in his own words (plus those of a parade of historians). Produced by the production team responsible for the 1997 PBS series `Liberty! The American Revolution.'

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