Where: The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024
When: Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 6:30 pm
Benjamin Franklin House Robert H. Smith Lecture in American Democracy
Featuring: Walter Isaacson
Details: How did one of America’s most inventive and dynamic founders influence the development of American democracy? Best-selling author Walter Isaacson discusses how in his pursuit of innovation Benjamin Franklin shaped American national character and left an enduring Enlightenment-era legacy.
Walter Isaacson, President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, is the author of several best-selling biographies, including Benjamin Franklin: An American Life.
In partnership with London’s Benjamin Franklin House and the British Library
Cost: $44 (members $32)
Phone: Contact New-York Historical’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268, 9 am–5 pm daily.
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