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Episode Info: Over the course of his long life, Benjamin Franklin traveled to and lived in London on two different occasions. The first time he went as a teenager. The second, as a man and colonial agent. All told he spent nearly 18 years living in the heart of the British Empire. How did Franklin’s experiences in London shape his opportunities and view of the world? George Goodwin, author of Benjamin Franklin in London: The British Life of America’s Founding Father, leads us on an exploration of Franklin’s life in London. Show Notes: https://www.benfranklinsworld.com/149   Sponsor Links Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture The OI Reader App Doing History: To the Revolution! Series Episode 130: Paul Revere’s Ride Through History Episode 141: A Declaration in Draft   Complementary Episodes   Episode 001: James Green, The Library Company of Philadelphia Episode 022: Vivian Bruce Conger, Deborah Read Franklin & Sally Franklin Bache Episode 031: Benjamin Franklin and the Papers of Benjamin Franklin Editorial Project Episode 122: Andrew O’Shaughnessy, The Men Who Lost America   Helpful Show Links Ben Franklin's World Facebook Page Join the Ben Franklin's World Community Sign-up for the Franklin Gazette Newsletter Ben Franklin's World iOS App Ben Franklin's World Android App   *Books purchased through this link will help support the production of Ben Franklin's World.Read more »

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