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BreakThru Radio Weekly

J. McVay, BTRtoday

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BreakThru Radio Weekly
63 min2020 JUL 10
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"This week, we have a special full length discussion of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Hamilton’ which was just released on Disney+ last week, allowing more people to see the wildly popular Broadway production than perhaps ever before… while also re-kindling criticisms the show received early in its run about its treatment of slavery -- or the lack thereof.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda responds to 'Hamilton' slavery criticism // CNN

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Producer/Host: J. McVay
Contributors on Movies: Jacqueline Soller and Charles Hinshaw
Associate Producer/Contributor: Joe Virgillito
Composer/Editor: Hansdale Hsu


00:00 - Intro
01:14 - START /// ‘Hamilton’ discussion / first thoughts
09:45 - Race, representation, criticism, historical perspective, portrayal vs. endorsement… and ‘Gone With The Wind’
28:22 - Tracy Clayton’s critique and Miranda’s response
35:58 - Ishmael Reed’s ‘The Haunting of Lin - Manuel Miranda’
41:18 - Favorite music and moments / the perspective of the story
52:14 - Artistic criticisms
58:24 - Final thoughts /// END
62:48 - Outro/credits
63:33 - Finish.
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