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The Making of a Patriot
- Benjamin Franklin at the Cockpit
- By: Sheila Skemp
- Narrated by: Catherine Dyer
- Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
On January 29, 1774, Benjamin Franklin was called to appear before the Privy Council--a select group of the king's advisors--in an octagonal-shaped room in Whitehall Palace known as the Cockpit. Spurred by jeers and applause from the audience in the Cockpit, Solicitor General Alexander Wedderburn unleashed a withering tirade against Franklin. Though Franklin entered the room as a dutiful servant of the British crown, he left as a budding American revolutionary.
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- By Ralph on 01-05-14
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