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The Room Where it Happens

Clip: Season 44 Episode 2

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr., and two former U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury discuss Alexander Hamilton's famous financial deal in this clip from Hamilton’s America. This documentary film 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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