Friday, March 7, 2008

John Adams In Paris

This comes from a PBS documentary ,Benjamin Franklin: The Chess Master

Congress sends Franklin to France in a desperate effort to secure an alliance with England's greatest rival. All of Franklin's considerable skills are called into play as he is carried into entanglements with Europe and the many complexities of designing a new constitution and persuading others to accept it. Over the course of most of a century, Franklin is a prime mover in shaping a new understanding of the relationships between man and God, man and nature, and man and government. But what of man and man?2002 PBS


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