Jefferson-Hamilton Debate Reenactment
Dressed in period costume, scholars portraying Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton debated their views of democracy, talked about the founding of the nation, and answered questions about modern politics.
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Hal Bidlack Portrayal Humanities
- John Dann Director University of Michigan->William L. Clements Library
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