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Miranda's performance at the White House of an early version of a song from the musical, and the Obamas' later contact with him, are mentioned in Michelle Obama's new memoir, Becoming. There's no index in the book, but you might want to take a look at pp. 358 and 415 in the first edition. Good stuff.
There is a documentary, shown by our PBS station during pledge tune, that has clips from the White House performance. Fantastic.
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Miranda's performance at the White House of an early version of a song from the musical, and the Obamas' later contact with him, are mentioned in Michelle Obama's new memoir, Becoming. There's no index in the book, but you might want to take a look at pp. 358 and 415 in the first edition. Good stuff.
It's youtube.

My wife and I finally got to see it on Broadway a few weeks ago. Really great, and mostly worth the second mortgage.
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Anya opened her Hamilton tickets: She didn't scream, but it made her cry.
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Anya opened her Hamilton tickets: She didn't scream, but it made her cry.
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After more than 70 years, a stolen Alexander Hamilton letter may soon return home to Massachusetts: https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/18/us/al...ter/index.html
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