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The Duel

On the morning of July 11 1804, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr fought the most famous duel in American history.
Highlights from the original program airing on National PBS as part of the American Experience series.

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The Burr–Hamilton duel was a duel between two prominent American politicians, the former Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton and sitting Vice President Aaron Burr, on July 11, 1804. At Weehawken in New Jersey, Burr shot and fatally wounded Hamilton. Hamilton was carried to the home of William Bayard on the Manhattan shore, where he died at 2:00 p.m. the next day.

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