Mark Skousen - Benjamin Franklin: Founding Father of American Entrepreneurship

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Noted economist Mark Skousen examines this Founding Father’s business sense, summed up in Franklin’s perennial classic The Way to Wealth, often considered America’s first “rags to riches” account.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
6:30pm @ Central Library

Benjamin Franklin was an inventor, author, politician, postmaster, and civic activist.

But noted economist and Franklin biographer Mark Skousen reminds us that Franklin was also a businessman and an entrepreneur whose autobiography is often considered to be the first “rags to riches” account in American history.

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