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photoFormer CNN head Walter Isaacson on the wit and wisdom of America's favorite founding father, Benjamin Franklin. Inventor, diplomat, publishing tycoon--and the man behind the myth.


Walter Isaacson, president, The Aspen Institute and former chairman and CEO of CNN and managing editor of Time Magazine. His new book is "Benjamin Franklin: An American Life"

Randall Kennedy, On Point news analyst and professor of law at Harvard Law School

This program aired on July 1, 2003.

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