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A look at seminal or groundbreaking works whose influence has endured beyond their own eras.

Stacy Schiff, A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America

First Aired: May 7, 2005

Stacy Schiff discusses her book about Benjamin Franklin, “A Great Improvisation,” which details how he convinced the French to support the fledgling United States of America.

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  • Premiered: March 29, 2000
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  • Premise: A look at seminal or groundbreaking works whose influence has endured beyond their own eras. (more)

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