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CATEGORY: Benjamin Franklin
11 Surprising Facts About Benjamin Franklin
January 15, 2016

Check out 11 little-known facts about the United States’ original renaissance man. Read More

It’s All About the (New) Benjamins
April 25, 2013

The Federal Reserve has announced that a new version of the $100 bill will enter circulation this fall. Read More

7 Newspaper Publishers Who Knew a Good Story When They Saw One
October 5, 2012

As journalists mourn the death of former New York Times publisher Arthur O. Sulzberger, explore the lives of seven influential media moguls. Read More

Roster From Ben Franklin’s Fire Department Found
May 23, 2012

Benjamin Franklin’s name appears on a newly discovered list of members of the Union Fire Department, which he founded in 1736. Read More