In this two-hour video, divided into fourteen chapters. Ben Franklin, portrayed by Christopher Lowell, speaks candidly to the viewer about many interesting aspects of his life. Each "chapter" is from five to ten minutes in length, and easily and quickly accessed. Such matters as Ben's relationships with other Founding Fathers, his position on slavery, the writing and influence of his "Poor Richard's Almanac," and his diplomacy in France are the subject of Ben's intimate and historically accurate reflections. A unique look at a key figure in America's history. This DVD would make a wonderful gift for your favorite teacher or history buff.