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Benjamin Franklin

Duncan, Dayton

Ken Burns's two-part, four-hour documentary explores the revolutionary life of one of the 18th century's most complex and consequential figures, whose work and words unlocked the mystery of electricity and helped create the United States.

TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-14 (parents strongly cautioned; this program contains some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children under 14 years of age).|||Grade level: High school (9-12).|||adult

a film by Ken Burns ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA Washington D.C. ; directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan ; produced by Ken Burns and David Schmidt.

Wide screen (16x9).

Narrator, Peter Coyote ; voice actor, Mandy Patinkin.

DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo.

For private home use only.

In English (5.1 surround) and Spanish (2.0 stereo), with optional English and Spanish subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).

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