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Raw Story
Broadway hit ‘Hamilton’ moves to Chicago and London Lin-Manuel Miranda plays Alexander Hamilton in a performance during the Gramm
Broadway hit ‘Hamilton’ moves to Chicago and London
Raw Story / Posted 2 hours ago
Lin-Manuel Miranda plays Alexander Hamilton in a performance during the Grammy Awards on Feb. 15, 2016. (YouTube) Don't miss stories. Follow Raw Story! This article, written by Senior Editor Tim... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Founding Fathers series kicks off at libraryhis 30s but looked much younger. Petersen said this challenges the stereotypes
Founding Fathers series kicks off at library
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
his 30s but looked much younger. Petersen said this challenges the stereotypes with the reality of who they actually were. Alexander Hamilton was born to a single mother who died when he was young. According to Petersen, Hamilton was adopted and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'City of Conversation': Politics get personal, beginning in 1979repair to some Georgetown party for a cocktail. Imbibed together. Nakedly so, m
'City of Conversation': Politics get personal, beginning in 1979
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
repair to some Georgetown party for a cocktail. Imbibed together. Nakedly so, maybe. It's worth noting in this moment that Alexander Hamilton had to deal with some pretty nasty attacks on the part of his fellow Founding Fathers. In fact, you could... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Lutherville's Derek Waters returns to revels of 'Drunk History,' Season 4The first piece Derek Waters ever staged for what would become "Drunk History"
Lutherville's Derek Waters returns to revels of 'Drunk History,' Season 4
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
The first piece Derek Waters ever staged for what would become "Drunk History" involved Alexander Hamilton. The scenario featured Mark Gagliardi, a friend of Waters, recounting the duel between Hamilton and Aaron Burr — with a little help from a... Read more
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JTA
That time Mel Brooks almost pulled down President Obama’s pantsthe award for work that “sensitively probes questions of culture and sexuality.
That time Mel Brooks almost pulled down President Obama’s pants
JTA / Posted 2 days ago
the award for work that “sensitively probes questions of culture and sexuality.” Ron Chernow, whose biography of President Alexander Hamilton inspired Lin-Manuel Miranda to write his hit roadway musical “Hamilton,” was honored for “uncovering... Read more
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FOX News
Ready To Light The Torch?mode of election prescribed for the one, apply with great if not with equal for
Ready To Light The Torch?
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
mode of election prescribed for the one, apply with great if not with equal force to the manner of appointing the other.” – Alexander Hamilton, “Federalist No. 68” TIME OUT:START AT THE BEGINNING Small town life may sound like it’s free of the... Read more
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Daily Herald
'Hamilton' aims to wow Chicago theater fansrelatively easy for the U.S. Mint to reproduce $10 bills bearing the likeness o
'Hamilton' aims to wow Chicago theater fans
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
relatively easy for the U.S. Mint to reproduce $10 bills bearing the likeness of America's first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton. But it's a whole other matter when it comes to reproducing the smash hit Broadway musical "Hamilton,"... Read more
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Fortune
Lin-Manuel Miranda Thought ‘Hamilton’ Would Only Appeal to History Teachersthe first song at the White House, on that YouTube video in 2009, I said, “Some
Lin-Manuel Miranda Thought ‘Hamilton’ Would Only Appeal to History Teachers
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
the first song at the White House, on that YouTube video in 2009, I said, “Someone who embodies hip-hop, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton,” and the room laughed. Then by the end of the song they’re in it because they’re sucked into the story.... Read more
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/Film
Hamilton Documentary Trailer: PBS Special to Air in Octoberwith a national tour set to kick off in 2017. Hamilton’s America airs 9-10:30
Hamilton Documentary Trailer: PBS Special to Air in October
/Film / Posted 3 days ago
with a national tour set to kick off in 2017. Hamilton’s America airs 9-10:30 PM Friday, October 21 on PBS. The story of Alexander Hamilton is most remembered for its dramatic conclusion, which saw Hamilton killed in a duel by Vice President... Read more
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The Spectator
FeaturesThe key to becoming Alexander HamiltonBy Rachel Zuckerman ’19 Among the 72 ema
Features
The Spectator / Posted 3 days ago
The key to becoming Alexander HamiltonBy Rachel Zuckerman ’19 Among the 72 emails you received on August 29, was one asking if you have what it takes to be Alex, the official mascot of Hamilton College? One email from Coach Gillian McDonald... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Lin-Manuel Miranda hypes ‘Hamilton’s’ Chicago debut, busts out a Cubs freestyleplay, but also being inspired by it. To Miranda, their experience mirrors how h
Lin-Manuel Miranda hypes ‘Hamilton’s’ Chicago debut, busts out a Cubs freestyle
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
play, but also being inspired by it. To Miranda, their experience mirrors how he felt reading Ron Chernow's biography of Alexander Hamilton and reflecting on how much he overcame in his relatively short life. "They leave like, 'What am I doing... Read more
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FOX News
Will Racial Unrest Help Trump Again?with each other. They will be governed by mutual interest, and will cultivate a
Will Racial Unrest Help Trump Again?
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
with each other. They will be governed by mutual interest, and will cultivate a spirit of mutual amity and concord.” – Alexander Hamilton, “Federalist No. 6” TIME OUT: ‘MERICA The Atlantic takes a dive into what makes American universities... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Inside Chicago's 'Hamilton' — and how Lin-Manual Miranda changed musicalsit's already been asked in countless ways about Miranda and his hip hop-fueled
Inside Chicago's 'Hamilton' — and how Lin-Manual Miranda changed musicals
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
it's already been asked in countless ways about Miranda and his hip hop-fueled musical based on Ron Chernow's biography of Alexander Hamilton — founding father, original dad of this nation's financial system, promoter and scribe of the Constitution... Read more
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Philly.com
What did you read this summer? You shared with us your favorite booksit all by saying "yes" every time she previously said no. She told stories of o
What did you read this summer? You shared with us your favorite books
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
it all by saying "yes" every time she previously said no. She told stories of overcoming fear and rediscovering herself. Alexander Hamilton taught me what high school failed to teach: the enormous contributions of our first Secretary of the... Read more
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USA Today
Exclusive trailer: 'Hamilton's America' goes behind-the-scenes with Lin-Manuel Mirandathe White House event where Miranda premiered the show's very first song. "When
Exclusive trailer: 'Hamilton's America' goes behind-the-scenes with Lin-Manuel Miranda
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
the White House event where Miranda premiered the show's very first song. "When you told us, 'I'm going to do a rap about Alexander Hamilton, we said, 'Well, good luck with that.'" Seems he had a lot of luck, indeed. Hamilton's America will air... Read more
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Daily Herald
'Hamilton' extends Chicago stay; tickets on sale Sept. 27music supervision and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, "Hamilton" is based on
'Hamilton' extends Chicago stay; tickets on sale Sept. 27
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
music supervision and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, "Hamilton" is based on Ron Chernow's biography of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, "Hamilton" is the story of... Read more
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FOX News
Obama Poised To Veto 9/11 Bill – And Could Face First Successful OverrideObama’s veto. The founders entrusted the legislative branch with extensive pow
Obama Poised To Veto 9/11 Bill – And Could Face First Successful Override
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
Obama’s veto. The founders entrusted the legislative branch with extensive powers. But writing in Federalist paper #73, Alexander Hamilton worried about restraining the legislature. Hamilton suggested that the executive branch might hesitate to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Wanted: a leaderAlexander Hamilton said energy in the executive is essential. That was back in
Wanted: a leader
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Alexander Hamilton said energy in the executive is essential. That was back in what used to be called the critical period of American history--when the still new Republic was threatening to come apart, as eventually it did in the next century. But... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Watson reports put price tag on post-9/11 warsRevolutionary War has an American war been financed so significantly by borrowi
Watson reports put price tag on post-9/11 wars
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Revolutionary War has an American war been financed so significantly by borrowing — and after that war, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton insisted the nation quickly repay the loans. No such financial diuretic is in store this time, according... Read more
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Daily Herald
'Hamilton' creator to receive award from Chicago museumthe honors at the museum's annual fundraising gala. "Hamilton" performances be
'Hamilton' creator to receive award from Chicago museum
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
the honors at the museum's annual fundraising gala. "Hamilton" performances begin in Chicago next week. Miranda played Alexander Hamilton on Broadway. The Chicago company will feature Broadway veteran Miguel Cervantes in the role. The award... Read more
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FOX News
She Never Saw It Comingupon no better ground than a governor of New York, and upon worse ground than t
She Never Saw It Coming
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
upon no better ground than a governor of New York, and upon worse ground than the governors of Maryland and Delaware.” – Alexander Hamilton, “Federalist No. 69” TIME OUT: EARTH IN BALANCE At 10:21 a.m. ET Thursday, fall will begin in the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Lin-Manuel Miranda used new clean cut look as disguise to fool fansit was a really crowded train and there was not a lot to be done.' Share this
Lin-Manuel Miranda used new clean cut look as disguise to fool fans
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
it was a really crowded train and there was not a lot to be done.' Share this article The 36-year-old playwright played Alexander Hamilton for the last time in the musical he created in July, and is now getting set for a dramatic change of pace... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
GOP: ‘A Better Way’ Will Reform Governmenton here. Last Saturday was Constitution Day. Two-hundred twenty-nine years ago
GOP: ‘A Better Way’ Will Reform Government
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 5 days ago
on here. Last Saturday was Constitution Day. Two-hundred twenty-nine years ago today, a group of visionaries—including Alexander Hamilton, Benjamin Franklin, James Madison, and George Washington—emerged from Independence Hall having signed the... Read more
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The Hill
‘Hamilton’ star sings Trump’s tweetsAchievement Awards gala in Washington, D.C. Miranda left “Hamilton” in early J
‘Hamilton’ star sings Trump’s tweets
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
Achievement Awards gala in Washington, D.C. Miranda left “Hamilton” in early July after the musical about Founding Father Alexander Hamilton became a smash hit. “I think it’s very clear that Latinos living in the United States – their interests... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Chicago 'Hamilton' Production Adds Day-Of-Show Ticket Lotteryand patrons must be 18 years or older with a photo ID matching the name used to
Chicago 'Hamilton' Production Adds Day-Of-Show Ticket Lottery
NBC Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
and patrons must be 18 years or older with a photo ID matching the name used to enter the lottery. “Hamilton” is based on founding father Alexander Hamilton and features a musical score blending hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B... Read more
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Market Watch
One financial lesson you can learn from Alexander Hamiltonsavings plans, and yep, even life insurance to answer all those What Ifs. Looki
One financial lesson you can learn from Alexander Hamilton
Market Watch / Posted 5 days ago
savings plans, and yep, even life insurance to answer all those What Ifs. Looking for a good option? There was actually an Alexander Hamilton Life Insurance Company, but in one final insult to the Hamilton legacy, in the year 2000, the firm was... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
After bomb scare, Paterson school district postpones upcoming parent-teacher meetingshad mounted a full-scale response with bomb dogs and a bomb robot to what they
After bomb scare, Paterson school district postpones upcoming parent-teacher meetings
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 6 days ago
had mounted a full-scale response with bomb dogs and a bomb robot to what they deemed a suspicious package found near Alexander Hamilton Academy on 16th Avenue. The package turned out to be a suitcase containing clothing, police said. But the... Read more
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Time
See How the Broadway Hit Hamilton Has Completely Taken Over Americaorganization Eliza Hamilton co-founded in 1806. When the sugar high wears off,
See How the Broadway Hit Hamilton Has Completely Taken Over America
Time / Posted 6 days ago
organization Eliza Hamilton co-founded in 1806. When the sugar high wears off, she’ll return to the junior biography of Alexander Hamilton she checked out from her school library, and the family will continue the conversations they’ve begun... Read more
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FOX News
Who Will Pass The Terror Test?will follow, that that government ought to be clothed with all the powers requi
Who Will Pass The Terror Test?
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
will follow, that that government ought to be clothed with all the powers requisite to complete execution of its trust.” – Alexander Hamilton, “Federalist No. 23” TIME OUT: DEATH OF A DARK HORSE On the 135th anniversary of his death, President... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Authorities determine no danger from 'suspicious' suitcase near Paterson train stationa call about the “suspicious” package at about 9 am. It was in the area where M
Authorities determine no danger from 'suspicious' suitcase near Paterson train station
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 6 days ago
a call about the “suspicious” package at about 9 am. It was in the area where Market Street and 16th Avenue intersect, near Alexander Hamilton Academy, officials said. The area was searched by several teams of bomb-sniffing dogs, including groups... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Clinton, Inc.' movie will wallop Hillary on 1,000 screensreal father But far from condemning him, 'Clinton, Inc.' casts the boy from Ho
'Clinton, Inc.' movie will wallop Hillary on 1,000 screens
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
real father But far from condemning him, 'Clinton, Inc.' casts the boy from Hope, Arkansas in the same light as Alexander Hamilton, this year's unlikeliest political celebrity. They were both bastards from social and geographical... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Authorities checking 'suspicious package' in PatersonOffice, along with Paterson firefighters and police, are at the scene, Speziale
Authorities checking 'suspicious package' in Paterson
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 6 days ago
Office, along with Paterson firefighters and police, are at the scene, Speziale said. The scene is about a block away from Alexander Hamilton Academy. The area is near the Paterson train station and NJ Transit police have been notified. Speziale... Read more
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Daily Record
10 Free fall events in NYC!"La Musica Taino con Irka," a program for children ages 2 and older at the Nati
10 Free fall events in NYC!
Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
"La Musica Taino con Irka," a program for children ages 2 and older at the National Museum of the American Indian, in the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, 1 Bowling Green. Irka Mateo teaches Taino music and culture through stories, songs,... Read more
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The Louisville Cardinal
McConnell Center celebrates Constitution Day • The Louisville Cardinalkind of battle. The debate’s question was simple: who was the MVP of the Unite
McConnell Center celebrates Constitution Day • The Louisville Cardinal
The Louisville Cardinal / Posted 7 days ago
kind of battle. The debate’s question was simple: who was the MVP of the United States’ founding? Federici proposed that Alexander Hamilton was the most valuable player, while Bernstein defended that John Adams deserved the title. The two were to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
BEST-SELLERSby the pilot who performed the successful emergency landing of a plane with 155
BEST-SELLERS
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
by the pilot who performed the successful emergency landing of a plane with 155 passengers on the Hudson River in 2009. ALEXANDER HAMILTON by Ron Chernow. First published in 2004, this biography of a founding father was turned into the Pulitzer... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
On this day: September 18The first cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol building is laid by George Washington
On this day: September 18
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 7 days ago
The first cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol building is laid by George Washington. 1789: Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton negotiates and secures the first loan for the United States. The Temporary Loan of 1789, which was used to... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
September 18The first cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol building is laid by George Washington
September 18
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 7 days ago
The first cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol building is laid by George Washington. 1789: Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton negotiates and secures the first loan for the United States. The Temporary Loan of 1789, which was used to... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
September 18The first cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol building is laid by George Washington
September 18
KTXS Abilene / Posted 7 days ago
The first cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol building is laid by George Washington. 1789: Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton negotiates and secures the first loan for the United States. The Temporary Loan of 1789, which was used to... Read more
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KECI Missoula
September 18The first cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol building is laid by George Washington
September 18
KECI Missoula / Posted 7 days ago
The first cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol building is laid by George Washington. 1789: Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton negotiates and secures the first loan for the United States. The Temporary Loan of 1789, which was used to... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
September 18The first cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol building is laid by George Washington
September 18
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 7 days ago
The first cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol building is laid by George Washington. 1789: Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton negotiates and secures the first loan for the United States. The Temporary Loan of 1789, which was used to... Read more
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NBC News
Pass it on: Lin-Manuel Miranda talks Latino heritage with dad LuisBroadway and the American theater scene. But there's a reason why the quintesse
Pass it on: Lin-Manuel Miranda talks Latino heritage with dad Luis
NBC News / Posted 9 days ago
Broadway and the American theater scene. But there's a reason why the quintessentially American story of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton resonated with the young New York playwright. "When I realized he came from the Caribbean I said 'I know... Read more
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Orange County Register
Test your knowledge on Constitution Dayon four sheets of vellum parchment with a quill. The only other person known to
Test your knowledge on Constitution Day
Orange County Register / Posted 9 days ago
on four sheets of vellum parchment with a quill. The only other person known to have written on the documents was Alexander Hamilton, who wrote a list of the states at the end. Which of the following is not an enumerated power given to... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
1-word presidential tickets make sound of historyAaron Burr, who, while being a heartbeat away from the presidency, terminated -
1-word presidential tickets make sound of history
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
Aaron Burr, who, while being a heartbeat away from the presidency, terminated - in a historic duel - the beating heart of Alexander Hamilton, the nation's first and most important secretary of the treasury. To these ears, "Jefferson-Burr" suggests... Read more
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USA Today
Trump's disturbing 'love' for the Constitutionpromised his listeners that he would provide them with whatever they wanted — a
Trump's disturbing 'love' for the Constitution
USA Today / Posted 9 days ago
promised his listeners that he would provide them with whatever they wanted — and that it would be his personal gift. Alexander Hamilton warned: “[Of] those men who have overturned the liberties of republics, the greatest number have begun... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
The Sound of HistoryAaron Burr, who, while being a heartbeat away from the presidency, terminated -
The Sound of History
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
Aaron Burr, who, while being a heartbeat away from the presidency, terminated - in a historic duel - the beating heart of Alexander Hamilton, the nation's first and most important secretary of the treasury. To these ears, ''Jefferson-Burr''... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Spot The (Book Review) Differencewhich one of those dead guys immortalized on Mount Rushmore should have his fea
Spot The (Book Review) Difference
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
which one of those dead guys immortalized on Mount Rushmore should have his features rearranged in her image. (I vote for Alexander Hamilton - way overrated if you ask me.) But I digress. In sum, if you don't read this book, you will regret it -... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Tweeting a two-bit notion to banish George Washingtonto sanitation, if not eradication – well, unless they’re playing on Broadway (w
Tweeting a two-bit notion to banish George Washington
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
to sanitation, if not eradication – well, unless they’re playing on Broadway (without a bagful of Tony awards, would Alexander Hamilton still be on the $10 bill?). I’ll cop to a bias both southern and premodern: I’m a graduate of Washington... Read more
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The Spectator
Featuresby asking the co-presidents whether they were aware of any conspiracy theories
Features
The Spectator / Posted 10 days ago
by asking the co-presidents whether they were aware of any conspiracy theories related to Hamilton College. They said that Alexander Hamilton may be in suspended animation and can neither confirm nor deny whether our new president is a reptilian... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Jeremy McCarter's best-seller more than stands beside 'Hamilton'"Late on a hazy night in 2008, Lin-Manuel Miranda told me he wanted to write a
Jeremy McCarter's best-seller more than stands beside 'Hamilton'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
"Late on a hazy night in 2008, Lin-Manuel Miranda told me he wanted to write a hip-hop concept album based on the life of Alexander Hamilton," McCarter writes. "For a second I thought we were sharing a drunken joke. We were probably drunk, but he... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
'Moana' trailer has Dwayne Johnson hitting animated seasMaui, a shape shifting demi-god played by Johnson. "Moana" features songs by L
'Moana' trailer has Dwayne Johnson hitting animated seas
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 10 days ago
Maui, a shape shifting demi-god played by Johnson. "Moana" features songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda, who is coming off playing Alexander Hamilton in the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton," which he wrote. The colorful two and a half minute long trailer... Read more
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