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Volume 21  Number 4  •  Spring 2017
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Alexander Hamilton: The Wrong Hero for Our Age
By Billy G. Smith
This article appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of The Independent Review

Hamilton: An American Musical is one of the greatest pieces of art and entertainment of the early twenty-first century. Its namesake, however, is not a good fit for America today, either socially or politically, making it all the more surprising and impressive that the musical has garnered him so much favorable attention.

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