“Hamilton” is set to premiere in Puerto Rico next week with Lin-Manuel Miranda returning to reprise his role as Alexander Hamilton. He’s hoping the production will bring millions of dollars to help his home rebuild the devastation left by Hurricane Maria. Soledad O’Brien speaks with Miranda and his father about their goals for both the musical and the island.

 

 

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