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Duel Hamilton vs. Burr

Summary: Did Hamilton really fire his shot in the air? Did Burr really intend to kill his long-time rival? Why did these two statesmen end up targeting each other on a bluff overlooking the Hudson River in 1804? Long a touchstone of American history, the duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr has taken on mythic proportions. Reveals facts from the fictions surrounding their fateful encounter. Features a wide-ranging, round-table discussion of experts debating the many facets of the deadly exchange.

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  • Physical Description: videorecording
    1 videodisc (70 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York : A&E Television Networks : New Video Group [distributor], c2004.

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General Note: This disc has been recorded using the DVD-R format and may not play in all DVD players. Please note that this DVD does not offer menu pages or special features found on standard DVDs.
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Creation/Production Credits Note: Producers, Richard Dreyfuss and Lynn Falcon ; writers, Chris Intaglinta, Richard Dreyfuss ; director, Lynn Falcon.
Participant or Performer Note: Host, Richard Dreyfuss ; interviews with, Roger Kennedy, Mary-Jo Kline, Richard Brookhiser, Ron Chernow, Gore Vidal, Joanne Freeman, Arnold Rogow, Carol Berkin.
John Lescault, Gary Sloan, John Leslie Wolfe.
System Details Note:
Subject: Hamilton, Alexander 1757-1804
Burr, Aaron 1756-1836
Burr-Hamilton Duel, Weehawken, N.J., 1804
United States Politics and government 1783-1809

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