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Backstage on Broadway: 'Hamilton's' Leslie Odom Jr. brings us to his favorite hot spot, talks Aaron Burr & childhood dreams

“We come for the Brussels sprouts and bacon,” Leslie Odom Jr. laughed as he took a bite.

I caught up with the actor Leslie Odom Jr. 457 more words


US History: Unit One Research

How did the modern American political landscape develop based on the the early political developments?


A New Jim Henson Documentary Debuts in September

Months and months and MONTHS ago, I was interviewed on camera by a crack team of documentarians for a new PBS series called In Their Own Words  —   175 more words

Jim Henson

Why Was the Election of 1800 Important?

“Jefferson’s narrow victory in the presidential election of 1800 confirmed the changing course of national developments. Jefferson received seventy-three electoral votes to the sixty-five of the Federalist candidate, John Adams. 448 more words


Blast from the Past: Hamilton Broadway Lines and their Historical Sources

In his script for Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda merges the American Founding with the tenor of modern America, such that history is both relived and reimagined.  The characters in Hamilton recite excerpts from historical documents such as Washington’s Farewell Address and Hamilton’s… 483 more words

Alexander Hamilton

Review: Eve Karlin's City of Liars and Thieves

On December 22, 1799, a young woman named Elma Sands disappeared from her New York City boarding house and was found 11 days later at the bottom of a well owned by Aaron Burr’s Manhattan Company.   434 more words

Alexander Hamilton

The Manhattan Well Murder of 1799

On the evening of December 22, 1799 Ms. Gulielma Elmore Sands of Greenwich Street went missing. Her body was later discovered strangled at the bottom of a well in Lispenard’s Meadow.  252 more words