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Spies and Scandal in the 1700s: Franklin and Espionage

Paris espionage were common throughout the western world, and countless prominent figures were accused, at one time or another, of spying for other nations - including Franklin himself.


The last quarter of the 18th century was a turbulent time – the American War of Independence and the French Revolution in particular exacerbated international tensions. Paris espionage were common throughout the western world, and countless prominent figures were accused, at one time or another, of spying for other nations - including Franklin himself. Benjamin Franklin House Governor, Lady Joan Reid, investigates the spooks of the 1700s.


Speaker(s):

Lady Joan Reid | talks

 

Date and Time:

3 December 2009 at 6:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour

 

Venue:

Benjamin Franklin House
36 Craven Street
London
London
WC2N 5NF
0207 839 2006
http://info@benjaminfranklinhouse.org

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Tickets:

£5/£3.50

Available from:

Call 0207 839 2006 or email info@benjaminfranklinhouse.org

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