Don Lessem

(The visage of Genghis Khan peers from a banner over the entrance of the Franklin Institute, at 20th and The Parkway.  Photo by John McDevitt)

‘Genghis Khan’ Exhibit at Franklin Institute Puts New Spin on Conqueror’s Reputation

This show paints the Mongolian conqueror not as a ruthless barbarian but as a great civilizer of humankind.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/07/2015

(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

New Exhibit At Franklin Institute Shows Dinosaurs On A Grand Scale

If you look up at a five-story building, that’s the tallest dinosaur. You look across four school buses, that’s the longest dinosaur. A pile of 50 elephants and you’ve got the heaviest dinosaur.”

12/07/2011

(Credit: Dino Don's Dinosaurium)

Dinosaurs Take Over Granite Run Mall

If you thought you could only see dinosaurs in museums and on the movie screen, think again.

11/04/2011