Entries by Caitlin Hoffman

The History of Thanksgiving: An Introduction

Alice Hopkinson explores the history of Thanksgiving and challenges us to rethink the accepted narrative. Last year marked the 400th anniversary of the ‘First Thanksgiving’ of 1621, something that holds a deep, traditional meaning, and has become enshrined in the American cultural conscience. Since George Washington’s first Thanksgiving Proclamation of 1789, Presidents have used the […]

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Frank(lin) Views: Rory Sutherland

Frank(lin) Views podcast features thought leaders across disciplines on themes associated with Benjamin Franklin – the great diplomat, writer, inventor, scientist and more – including leadership, the purpose of history, modern day publishing, and diplomacy. BenjaminFranklinHouse · Frank(lin) Views Podcast: Rory Sutherland In today’s episode of Frank(lin) Views, Rory Sutherland, a British advertising executive and Vice Chairman […]

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Frank(lin) Views: Nigel Newton CBE

Frank(lin) Views podcast features thought leaders across disciplines on themes associated with Benjamin Franklin – the great diplomat, writer, inventor, scientist and more – including leadership, the purpose of history, modern day publishing, and diplomacy. BenjaminFranklinHouse · Frank(lin) Views Podcast: Nigel Newton CBE In this episode of Frank(lin) Views, Benjamin Franklin House Director, Dr Marcia Balisciano, sits […]

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Frank(lin) Views: Sir Bob Reid

Frank(lin) Views podcast features thought leaders across disciplines on themes associated with Benjamin Franklin – the great diplomat, writer, inventor, scientist and more – including leadership, the purpose of history, modern day publishing, and diplomacy. BenjaminFranklinHouse · Frank(lin) Views Podcast: Sir Bob Reid In this episode of Frank(lin) Views, Benjamin Franklin House Director, Dr Marcia Balisciano, sits […]

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Congratulations to our 2018 Literary Prize Winners

The quote for the 2018 Literary Prize was as follows ‘Let all man know thee, but no man know thee thoroughly’ Poor Richard, 1743. We accepted both fiction and non-fiction entries from aspiring writers aged 18 to 25. Our first place winner for 2018 was James Waddell, who is currently studying at the University of […]

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