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  Bill James, Beyond Baseball
In the last few years, the success of teams like the LA Dodgers, the Oakland Aís, and of course ...

Old Hickory: The Life of our 7th President, Part Two
Most Americans only know of Andrew Jackson as the man whose face adorns the 20 Dollar bill. But during his two ...

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How Alexander Hamilton Shaped America, Part One
Aired 8/4/2005

Alexander Hamilton rose from poverty to become one of the most powerful men of the American revolutionary era. Some say he laid the foundation for todayís global economy. But as biographer Ron Chernow points out, Hamiltonís brilliance was often marred by controversy and scandal. What spurred Hamiltonís driving ambition? Why was he hated by so many of his contemporaries? What is his legacy?
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  Ron Chernow
    Author of Death of the Banker, The House of Morgan and, now, Alexander Hamilton

Originally Aired: 7/15/2004

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