Jack Lew Isn’t Gonna Just Come Out And Say ‘Hamilton’ Saved Hamilton’s Fate On The 10

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He’s just been doing a lot of thinking and listening. To people, yes. Maybe to an original cast recording, sure. But mostly to people. And he just thinks this is the way to go. So, if you ask him a direct question on whether this is all Lin-Manuel Miranda’s doing, this is what you’re going to get.

The show has certainly caught people’s imagination….I think it’s a great thing….To find a way through popular culture to have people talking about our founding fathers is, I think, enormously important. That’s what this whole exercise is about.

What we’ve been doing in the currency and what they’ve been doing in the show are quite complementary.…We’d actually gravitated in this direction pretty early on.

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