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Stacy Schiff: "A Great Improvisation" (Henry Holt)

August 25, 2005

In December 1776, when Benjamin Franklin was 70 years old, he went to Paris to try to secure French support for the fledgling United States. An award-winning biographer talks about Franklin's years in Paris.

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