#1367 Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson

from  The Thomas Jefferson Hour

Dec 3, 2019

"For Franklin, knowledge was important, but application of knowledge ... mattered to him as much as any pure science." — Clay S. Jenkinson Thomas Jefferson had an immense respect for Benjamin Franklin, who was nearly 37 years his senior. Franklin became one of the most respected Americans during the revolution and was, in a sense, pushed there by British arrogance. Find this episode, along with recommended reading, on the blog. Support the show by joining the 1776 Club or by donating to the Thom...more

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