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Current Event January 21, 2016

Alexander Hamilton’s Legacy in Music

The smash hit Broadway musical "Hamilton" mixes hip-hop with American history and features a multiracial cast. The songs celebrate the founding fathers of the United States, primarily how Alexander Hamilton created the foundations of America's modern economy. Listen to this story to hear about how the musical accurately portrays Hamilton’s accomplishments.

US History I American Revolution

Story Length: 6:26

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National Public Radio

AIR DATE: 09/21/2015

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