1. On July 11, 1804, Aaron Burr fatally wounded Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton in a duel. Hamilton had smeared Burr’s name in the press.
Paul Collins's new book explores the sensational murder trial for which political rivals Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr joined forces as a legal dream team. History may be written by the victors, but Alexander Hamilton became a v... Read Post
Drunk History is a Howard Zinnesque exploration of the seamy undersides of American History, as related by a revolving cast of sloshed historical experts. This one’s about the 1804 duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. Read Post