Introducing Benjamin Franklin

For those who missed our visit to the Franklin statue, here is a synopsis.  The sound you hear is rain–this was in March.  Look how much snow was on the ground!

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Professor Allison chairs the History Department at Suffolk University. He is the author of A Short History of Boston, The American Revolution: A Concise History, and other books; he produced "Before 1776" on colonial America for the Teaching Company's Great Courses, and he is vice president of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts.

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