American Experience: Alexander Hamilton

American Experience: Alexander Hamilton

Director: Muffie Meyer

Cast: Brian F. O'Byrne

     
 

A gifted statesman ultimately done in by a trio of fatal flaws including arrogance, stubbornness, and off-putting candor, Alexander Hamilton made a stunning ascent to power before his career was marred by scandal and tragedy. Regardless of his personal peccadillos, however, Hamilton's impressive legacy continues to live on over two centuries after his untimely death.… See more details below

Overview

A gifted statesman ultimately done in by a trio of fatal flaws including arrogance, stubbornness, and off-putting candor, Alexander Hamilton made a stunning ascent to power before his career was marred by scandal and tragedy. Regardless of his personal peccadillos, however, Hamilton's impressive legacy continues to live on over two centuries after his untimely death. In this documentary, history buffs can find out just how the first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury helped to transform a struggling young republic into an industrialized nation with the power to compete on a global level.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/15/2007
UPC:
0841887052108
Original Release:
2007
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Time:
2:00:00
Sales rank:
27,129

Special Features

Behind the scenes; Deleted scenes

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- American Experience: Alexander Hamilton
2. Introduction [3:53]
3. Caribbean Boyhood [8:13]
4. Immigrant to the Colonies [4:44]
5. The War for Independence [2:48]
6. Domestic Life [5:09]
7. On the Battlefield [5:09]
8. The Constitution [13:06]
9. Secretary of the Treasury [9:15]
10. A Blackmail Trap [4:52]
11. Hamilton vs. Jefferson [14:26]
12. A Private Citizen [5:06]
13. A Smear Campaign [5:20]
14. Decline of the Federalist Party [7:58]
15. The Election of 1800 [6:16]
16. A Father's Loss [2:23]
17. The Duel [8:04]
18. Hamilton's Legacy [3:17]
19. Credits [2:39]

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