The Creation of Currency

Employees of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing showed their work and talked about the craft of engraving and the process of creating… read more

Employees of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing showed their work and talked about the craft of engraving and the process of creating currency. James Brent, chief of the Office of Engraving, talked about the overall operations of the bureau; plate printer Joseph Bongiorno demonstrated intaglio printing; letter and script engraver Gary Slaght talked about the process of engraving and inspecting plates; and historical consultant Franklin Noll talked about employment practices, including the historic ethnic and gender diversity of employees. Photographs and a clip from a Bureau of Engraving and Printing video were also shown in the background. close

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

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  • Franklin Noll Consultant Bureau of Engraving and Printing->Historical Resource Center
  • Gary Slaght Engraver Bureau of Engraving and Printing
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The Creation of Currency

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Program ID:
297269-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 16, 2011
Last Aired:
Apr 14, 2013

Airing Details

  • Jan 16, 2011 | 7:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 16, 2011 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 16, 2011 | 10:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 22, 2011 | 3:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 23, 2011 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 13, 2013 | 8:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 13, 2013 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 14, 2013 | 8:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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