History of U.S. Currency

Franklin Noll talked about the history of United States currency. He showed various artifacts in the Historical Resource Center of the… read more

Franklin Noll talked about the history of United States currency. He showed various artifacts in the Historical Resource Center of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing to tell the story of American paper money, which was introduced nationally as “greenbacks” during the Civil War as a means to pay for the expenses related to the conflict. Photographs and clips from a Bureau of Engraving and Printing video and a 1933 Universal newsreel were also shown in the background. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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History of U.S. Currency

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 9, 2011
Last Aired:
Jan 16, 2011

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  • Jan 09, 2011 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 09, 2011 | 7:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 09, 2011 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 15, 2011 | 3:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 16, 2011 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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