Alexander Hamilton: The Man and the Legacy

Tags: Currents Faith, Independence Day, Inspiration, New York City

In the spotlight ever since the hit Broadway musical, Alexander Hamilton is honored by a crowd of fans who gather at his Manhattan gravesite. Trinity Episcopalian Church hosts a ceremony to honor the founding father 212 years after his death. Lauded as a key interpreter of the Constitution, Hamilton died on July 12th, 1804 after a infamous dual with his bitter rival Aaron Burr. Currents Correspondent Katie Breidenbach speaks with fans, historians, and a direct descendant of this great man.