Rivals Unto Death: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr
Thursday, February 87:00—8:30 PMLarge Conference RoomWilmington Memorial Library175 Middlesex Ave, Wilmington, MA, 01887
It is the most famous duel in American history, but what prompted the sitting Vice President of the United States and the former Treasury Secretary to settle their differences with guns blazing? Rick Beyer, author of Rivals Unto Death, explores their intricate thirty-year rivalry that led to their deadly encounter, following them through battlefields, courtrooms, bedrooms (!) and arguably the wildest presidential election in history - all the way to their day of destiny in Weehawken New Jersey. Rick Beyer is a New York Times bestselling author and an award winning documentary filmmaker.
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