Benjamin Franklin

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Biography, History, Sociopolitical Documentary published by PBS in 2006 - English narration

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This compelling PBS miniseries follows Benjamin Franklin's impressive career, from scientist and revolutionary to founding father and American diplomat. Drawing on Franklin's own writings and those of his contemporaries, the narrative is set against a backdrop of breathtaking events in which Franklin played a central role: the age of Scientific Discovery, the Declaration of Independence, the Revolutionary war and the Constitutional Convention.

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN is the story of one of the most remarkable and multi-talented human beings the world has ever known. An epic yarn spanning most of the 18th century, the three-part series follows Franklin's career from humble beginnings in Boston to international superstardom: first as a scientist and revolutionary, and then as a founding father and America's first diplomat to France. Drawing upon Franklin's own writings and those of his contemporaries, performed by actors, the narrative is set against a backdrop of breathtaking events in which Franklin played a central role: the age of Scientific Discovery, the Declaration of Independence, the Revolutionary war and the Constitutional Convention. Surprising, moving, and full of Franklin's own wit and wisdom, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN is the exuberant portrait of a true American original.


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  • Size:
  • Pt. 1 - 891.68 MB
  • Pts. 2 & 3 - ~565 MB
  • Length:
  • Pt. 1 - 1hr 26 mins
  • Pts. 2 & 3 - 55 mins
  • Video Codec ........: DivX
  • Video Bitrate ......: 1311 KB/s
  • Resolution .........: 720 x 528
  • Aspect Ratio .......: 1.36:1
  • Framerate ..........: 29.97 FPS
  • Audio Codec ........: MP3
  • Audio Bitrate ......: 128 KB/s (CBR)
  • Channels ...........: 2 Ch
  • Sampling Rate ......: 48000 Hz
  • Ripped by ....: gimmick

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