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The word on Alexander Hamilton from Lin-Manuel Miranda [Video]

April 11, 2011 | 11:35 am

The actor, playwright and all-around talent Lin-Manuel Miranda did this hip-hop take on Alexander Hamilton at the White House in 2009. Why are we showing it today? Miranda's "Hamilton Mixtape" at President Obama's Poetry Jam is part of "Rediscovering Alexander Hamilton," a modern bio-drama about the Founding Father premiering Monday night on public television.

Read more about "Rediscovering Alexander Hamilton."


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