Guest Host: Susan Page

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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  • Stacy Schiff won a Pulitzer Prize for her book "Vera," a biography of the wife of Vladimir Nabokov.

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