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Benjamin Franklin

The Chess Master (Season 1, Episode 3)
TV Episode | Documentary, Biography, History

Franklin travels to France to obtain support for the Revolution. After months of beguiling Louis XVI and French society he gains French support.
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Updated Dec 31, 2002

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2002 (United States)

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Richard Easton
Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin   See fewer
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Dylan Baker
Franklin as a young man Franklin as a young man   See fewer
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Colm Feore
Narrator (voice) Narrator (voice)   See fewer
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Keith Arbour
Himself - Historian Himself - Historian   See fewer
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Gerry Bamman
Paul Wentworth Paul Wentworth   See fewer
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Joseph Becton
Himself - Park Ranger, Independence National Historical Park Himself - Park Ranger, Independence National Historical Park   See fewer
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Matthew Bentley
Benjamin as a child Benjamin as a child   See fewer
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Michael Bentley
Benjamin as a child Benjamin as a child   See fewer
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Carol Berkin
Herself - Baruch College Herself - Baruch College   See fewer
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H.W. Brands
Himself - Texas A & M University Himself - Texas A & M University   See fewer
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Blair Brown
Jane Franklin Mecom Jane Franklin Mecom   See fewer
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Kathleen Chalfant
Silence Dogood Silence Dogood   See fewer
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Anthony Cochrane
King George III King George III   See fewer
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John Curless
William Strahan William Strahan   See fewer
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Peter Donaldson
John Adams John Adams   See fewer
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Jonathan R. Dull
Himself - The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Yale University (as Jonathan Dull) Himself - The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Yale University (as Jonathan Dull)   See fewer
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Jennifer Dundas
Catherine Ray Catherine Ray   See fewer
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Thomas Fleming
Himself - Author Himself - Author   See fewer
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Peter Gerety
Joseph Galloway Joseph Galloway   See fewer
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Daniel Gerroll
Joseph Priestley Joseph Priestley   See fewer
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Ronald Guttman
Le Comte de Vergennes Le Comte de Vergennes   See fewer
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Anthony Heald
Jonathan Austin Jonathan Austin   See fewer
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John Christopher Jones
Ephraim Eliot Ephraim Eliot   See fewer
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Simon Jones
Thomas Penn Thomas Penn   See fewer
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Eddie Korbich
Jared Ruggles Jared Ruggles   See fewer
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Ralph Lerner
Himself - University of Chicago Himself - University of Chicago   See fewer
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Claude-Anne Lopez
Herself - The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Yale University Herself - The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Yale University   See fewer
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Pauline Maier
Herself - Massachusetts Institute of Technology Herself - Massachusetts Institute of Technology   See fewer
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Roberta Maxwell
Deborah Read Franklin Deborah Read Franklin   See fewer
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Jefferson Mays
Elkanah Watson Elkanah Watson   See fewer
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Robert Middlekauff
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Edmund Morgan
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Barbara Oberg
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Martin Rayner
Robert Whittington Robert Whittington   See fewer
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Sebastian Roché
Vicomte Vicomte   See fewer
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Natacha Roi
Mme. Brillon de Jouy Mme. Brillon de Jouy   See fewer
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Andrew Seear
British Government Official British Government Official   See fewer
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John Shy
Himself - University of Michigan Himself - University of Michigan   See fewer
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Josef Sommer
Cotton Mather Cotton Mather   See fewer
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Jim True-Frost
William Franklin (as James True-Frost) William Franklin (as James True-Frost)   See fewer
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Gordon S. Wood
Himself - Brown University (as Gordon Wood) Himself - Brown University (as Gordon Wood)   See fewer
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Michael Zuckerman
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Laurent St. Pierre
Count de Segur (uncredited) Count de Segur (uncredited)   See fewer
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