In the summer of 1804, two of America’s most eminent Statesmen squared off, pistols raised, on a bluff along the Hudson River. That two such men would risk not only their lives but the stability of the young country they helped forge is nearly unthinkable. On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight’s guest takes on the question of WHY? John Sedgwick is the author of “War of Two – Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr and the Duel that stunned the Nation”. He talks about political spin at the time and his own direct ancestor that played a role in the story.
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