In his 15th novel, the PBS news anchor investigates a possible 18th century scandal. His new book uncovers some little known controversies about the life of Benjamin Franklin and provides a satire of the world of founding father biographers. He talks about the research he did for the book and what it taught him about modern journalism.

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  • Jim Lehrer executive editor and anchor of the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on PBS and author of two memoirs, three plays, and seventeen novels.

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