Great Performances

Lin-Manuel Miranda on Writing in Aaron Burr's Bedroom

Clip: Season 44 Episode 2 | 57s

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of Hamilton, wrote part of the musical from a historical site: Aaron Burr's bedroom. Hamilton’s America is a documentary film that brings history to vivid life through the lens of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s pop culture Broadway phenomenon Hamilton.

Aired: 10/21/16

Rating: NR

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