Benjamin Franklin’s Science American Meteorological Society
Discover the scientific accomplishments of founding father Benjamin Franklin, from his well-known experiments with electricity to the invention of bifocals. Philip Krider, professor at the University of Arizona’s Institute of Atmospheric Sciences, reveals Franklin’s multifaceted life and interests.
General George Washington: A Military Life University of Virginia
In his book “General George Washington: A Military Life,” Edward Lengel attributes Washington’s strength as a leader to his ability to reconcile his military, political and personal experience. A military historian, Lengel takes an in-depth look at Washington as a soldier.