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Walter Isaacson, the president of the Aspen Institute, has been the chairman of CNN and the managing editor of Time magazine. He is the author of Kissinger: A Biography and the coauthor of The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made. He lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife and daughter.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790, Statesmen United States Biography, United States Politics and government 1775-1783, United States Politics and government 1783-1789, Scientists United States Biography, Inventors United States Biography, Printers United States Biography