Topic: Aaron Burr
'Duel with the Devil' author Paul Collins explains how Founding Fathers Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, best known for their fatal duel, came to serve as the defense team for a sensational trial.
NPR 'literary detective' Paul Collins chronicles a gripping real-life murder mystery, set in New York City circa 1800 – the first truly tabloid crime in our nation's history.
As the presidential race heats up, vice-presidential expert Joel Goldstein discusses how the role of the nation's No. 2 has changed over the decades.
The story of Aaron Burr is a rattling tale that makes today's political partisanship pale in comparison.
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09/27/2011 06:10 am
In 1789 George Washington checked out a pair of books from a New York library. Their return is still awaited.
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Documentary falls for advertising's first trick.
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