Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World

benjamin franklin: in search of a better world

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For Immediate Release


At the (NAME OF LIBRARY) ......

"Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World," a national traveling exhibition which looks at the remarkable life and achievements of one of America's most beloved personalities, opens at the (NAME OF LIBRARY) on (DATE).

Besides serving his country as a skillful diplomat and negotiator, Benjamin Franklin was a scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, humorist and philanthropist whose wisdom and wit continue to inspire and entertain us more than three hundred years after his birth. Franklin was dedicated to making the world a better place and himself a better person. His was the quintessential American success story.

The Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary, Philadelphia, and the American Library Association organized the exhibit with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH): great ideas brought to life.

The (NAME OF LIBRARY) is offering free programs and other events for the public in connection with the exhibition. Please call (TELEPHONE NUMBER) for details, or visit (LIBRARY WEB SITE).

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