PBS will host a series of 4 virtual, hour-long discussions with Ken Burns and special guests, featuring clips from the two-part series, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. The events are FREE and open to the public! Join the conversation on social media with #BenFranklinPBS
March 3 at 7:00pm
"Franklin and Writing"
With Ken Burns; Christopher Brown, Professor of History, Columbia University; and Jane Kamensky, Professor of History, Harvard University. Moderated by Bina Venkataraman, Editor-at-Large, The Boston Globe.
Presented by GBH, Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, and The Boston Globe
March 8 at 7:00pm
"Franklin and Innovation"
With Ken Burns; Walter Isaacson, author of "Benjamin Franklin: An American Life;" and Stacy Schiff, author of "A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America." Moderated by Stephanie Mehta, Chief Content Officer, Mansueto.
Presented by The WNET Group, Fast Company and Inc.
March 23 at 7:00pm
"Franklin and Diplomacy"
With Ken Burns; Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice; and Nicholas Burns, Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China. Moderated by Judy Woodruff, PBS NewsHour.
Presented by WETA, Georgetown University and The Better Angels Society
March 29 at 7:00pm
"Franklin and Revolution"
With Ken Burns; Walter Isaacson, author of "Benjamin Franklin: An American Life;" and Erica Dunbar, Professor of History, Rutgers University. Moderated by Marty Moss-Coane (she/her), Host and Executive Producer of "Radio Times" on WHYY.
Presented by WHYY