Join us on Thursday, November 15 at 7:00 pm for “Rivals Unto Death: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr.” You’ve seen the musical now hear the real story! It is the most famous duel in American history, but what prompted the sitting Vice President 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 producer, and a long-time history enthusiast. His independent documentary, The Ghost Army, premiered on PBS in 2013 and won a CINE Golden Eagle Award. He also has co-authored a bestselling book on the unit that is being developed as a Hollywood film. Rick has produced numerous other documentaries and is the author of the popular Greatest Stories Never Told series of history books. He has also made numerous media appearances, and frequently speaks to audiences on subjects that include innovation, film making, and the quirky tales that make history come alive. He is an adjunct faculty member in the communications department of Lasell College.
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