alexander hamilton

  • Lin-Manuel Miranda, actor and creator of the of the play "Hamilton," addresses the audience after the plays opening night on Broadway in New York August 6, 2015.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson  - RTX1NE1X
    November 20, 2015  

    He’s on the $10 bill and he died in a duel, but what else do you know about Alexander Hamilton? Now his life is the subject of a cutting-edge hip-hop Broadway musical, created by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Jeffrey Brown talks to the celebrated writer and performer about updating the history of one of the Founding Fathers to reflect and engage today’s America. Continue reading

  • July 10, 2008  

    The former home of Alexander Hamilton, the first secretary of the Treasury and coauthor of the Federalist Papers, has been moved through New York’s streets to a new location where it will undergo restoration work. Continue reading