The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin FRANKLIN (1706 - 1790)

In Benjamin Franklin's lifetime, he kept good record of his life and travels, and although Franklin was never a president, he still plays a crucial part in our American history. (Summary by Elijah Fisher)

Genre(s): Biography & Autobiography

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Introduction Duane Desalvo
00:19:08
Play 01 Ancestry and Early Life in Boston Tommy Hersant
00:27:28
Play 02 Beginning Life as a Printer Seth Pate
00:20:36
Play 03 Arrival in Philadelphia Seth Pate
00:15:18
Play 04 First Visit to Boston Ciufi Galeazzi
00:17:38
Play 05 Early Friends in Philadelphia Ciufi Galeazzi
00:09:54
Play 06 First Visit to London Ciufi Galeazzi
00:27:46
Play 07 Beginning Business in Philadelphia Ciufi Galeazzi
00:34:36
Play 08 Business Success and First Public Service Ciufi Galeazzi
00:25:31
Play 09 Plan for Attaining Moral Perfection Tommy Hersant
00:33:17
Play 10 "Poor Richard's Almanac" and Other Activities Duane Desalvo
00:18:39
Play 11 Interest in Public Affairs Elijah Fisher
00:17:30
Play 12 Defense of the Province Ciufi Galeazzi
00:20:28
Play 13 Public Services and Duties Kathleen Moore
00:33:05
Play 14 Albany Plan of Union Duane Desalvo
00:05:25
Play 15 Quarrels with the Proprietary Governors Elijah Fisher
00:08:32
Play 16 Braddock's Expedition KevinS
00:27:02
Play 17 Franklin's Defense of the Frontier Tommy Hersant
00:21:16
Play 18 Scientific Experiments Greg Giordano
00:10:02
Play 19 Agent of Pennsylvania in London Kathleen Moore
00:40:41
Play 20 Appendix Elijah Fisher
00:03:16