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Hip-Hop Musical Highlights Founding Father

Last Thursday evening, while Republicans held their first presidential debate on television, America’s founding fathers held their own debate — on Broadway.  "Hamilton" — a new hip-hop musical about the man on the $10 bill — had its long-anticipated opening. Lin-Manuel Miranda, who wrote and stars in the show, says the idea for the piece hit him while sitting on a beach, reading Ron Chernow’s 832 page biography of the country’s first Treasury Secretary. "I just...

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