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Benjamin Franklin Symposium, 1977-1979

Identifier: 2021.033

Scope and Contents

The Benjamin Franklin Symposium was created in the 1975-1976 Regular Session with House Resolution 250. The first symposium was held January 17-19, 1977. To quote a 1977 editorial release for KDKA Radio 1020: "This year Pennsylvania's lawmakers will attempt to get a broader perspective on some of the long-range problems facing the state before they get down to their immediate nuts and bolts business. All 253 members of the legislature have been invited to participate in a three-day symposium which begins Monday at the Harrisburg Area Community College. During the Session experts from various fields will try to give the lawmakers a better understanding of the major problems which lie ahead in the next two decades."


  • 1977-01 - 1979-01


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This collection is arranged by years the Symposium collection covers. And within those years, speaker topics are organized by order of appearance 1. January 1977, 2. January 1979

Related Materials

A researcher interested in learning more about the Benjamin Franklin Symposium, please see the Papers of H. Sheldon Parker, Jr., 1967-1978.

A researcher interested in learning more about House Resolution 250 from the 1975-1976 Regular Session, see

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