Where's The Appropriate Cross-Section Between Historic People, Pop Culture?
You probably knew that Alexander Hamilton was one of the Founding Fathers and the first Treasury secretary. Maybe you remembered he was killed in a duel by Aaron Burr. But the smash musical "Hamilton" brought Hamilton’s fame to Broadway — through hip hop.
Putting history into the spotlight can help it reach a bigger audience.
So where is the appropriate cross-section between historic people and pop culture?
We talked about that with Dustin Gann, a lecturer in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at ASU.