The 60-plus panel—host Dennis Leap, Robert Harmon and Deborah Leap—discuss Ben Franklin’s plan to achieve moral perfection and his daily schedule for getting things done.
Host Dennis Leap, James Brandon and Brandon Nice discuss Ben Franklin's early education. Besides learning the printing trade with his brother James, Ben taught himself to write as well as two of the best English essayists of his time, beginning at age 12 in his off hours!
Ben Franklin's self-motivation is truly amazing. This is proof that parents can expect more of their teens today and get positive results; America's founding generation did. Parents need to follow the same example.
Host Dennis Leap gives scintillating background about how Ben Franklin and his brother James struggled to establish freedom of speech (and the press) in colonial Boston, Massachusetts. Ben leaves these details out of his autobiography.
Dennis Leap takes you into the fascinating background behind young Ben Franklin's independent spirit.
Host Dennis Leap discusses fascinating facts about Benjamin Franklin not covered in his autobiography.
Host Dennis Leap discusses Hemingway’s philosophy of life as spoken through the character Santiago
Host Dennis Leap and James Brandon discuss pride, sin and suffering as seen with the character Santiago.
Deborah Leap, Robert Harmon & Dennis Leap discuss love & respect for parents and seniors, fishing, perseverance, and thoughts on retirement based on the characters of Santiago and Manolin.
Host Dennis Leap explains what led Ernest Hemingway to write The Old Man and The Sea and also leads a new panel in discussion of the major themes in this small masterpiece.