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    Harriet Tubman and the Twenty Dollar Bill

    Scholars talked about the historical significance of the decision to replace Andrew Jackson with Harriet Tubman on the front of the twenty dollar bill, as well as the reactions to the…

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    Denver Mint

    Kimberly Field talked about the establishment of the U.S. Mint in Denver, Colorado, and how it changed the city. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities…

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    Major Foreign Holders of U.S. Debt

    William Cline talked about information released by the Treasury Department about which foreign countries own the largest amounts of $6 trillion of U.S. treasury debt. The report showed that the U.S. owed Saudi Arabia…

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    Debt Limit Bill

    Peter Schroeder talked about a bill being considered in the House that requires the Treasury secretary to testify on Capitol Hill days before the nation is expected to reach the debt limit.

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    Currency Redesign

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked with Northern Virginia Community College students about the ongoing redesign process of the $10 bill, which would feature a woman for the first time in…

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    Albert Gallatin and the Treaty of Ghent

    Ron Duquette portrayed Albert Gallatin, Treasury Secretary from 1801-1814 and a member of the commission that negotiated the Treaty of Ghent. He spoke about the War of 1812 and the peace…

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    U.S. Banknotes from 1861-1928

    Bruce Smart talked about banknotes from 1861 to 1928. He spoke about the people depicted on banknotes as well as legislation that changed who could appear on currency. Smart showed a number…

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    Confirmation Hearing for Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism

    Adam Szubin testified on his nomination to become under secretary of the treasury for Terrorism and Financial Crimes. Mr. Szubin in his comments discussed how to cut off funds to terrorist…

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on which woman they would choose to be represented on the U.S. $10 bill.

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    Treasury Secretary Lew on Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testified on President Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2016 budget.

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    Treasury Department Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

    Secretary Jack Lew, Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen, and Inspector General for Tax Administration Russell George testified on the Treasury Department’s fiscal year 2016 budget…

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    Senator Elizabeth Warren on Managing the Economy

    Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) talked about the influence Wall Street has on Congress through their hundreds of lobbyists and criticizing the “revolving door” between Wall Street executives and the…

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    Terrorist Financing

    Undersecretary David Cohen talked about U.S. strategy to undermine the financing of *ISIS militants in Syria and Iraq. He discussed the group’s diverse sources of revenue and the strategies for…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    David Cohen, undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence with the Treasury Department, spoke to reporters at the daily White House briefing. Afterward, Josh Earnest responded to…

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    The Treasury Story

    The United States Department of the Treasury was founded on September 2, 1789, and President George Washington named Alexander Hamilton as the first secretary. The history and varied…

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    Treasury Department Financial Tools and National Security

    Tom Donilon and Stephen Haldley talked about their experiences as National Security Advisers. Topics included the effectiveness of sanctions against Russia and Iran, the impact of National Security Agency documents leaker Edward Snowden,…

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    Treasury Department Intelligence and National Security

    Michelle Flournoy, Keith Alexander, and Jane Harman talked about the role of intelligence in the Treasury Department’s use of economic sanctions. Topics included sanctions against Iran and Russia, and the possibility they may be…

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    Treasury Department Role in National Security, Secretary Lew Remarks

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew gave the opening remarks at a symposium on the department’s Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI). The conference traces TFI’s evolution over the past decade. This was the…

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    Treasury Department Role in National Security, Denis McDonough

    Denis McDonough talked about the Treasury Department’s role in national security. This was the midday keynote address of the Treasury’s Department’s Terrorism and Financial Institution day-long tenth…

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    Treasury Department Role in National Security, Stuart Levey Remarks

    Stuart Levey reviewed the recent history of the Treasury’s Department use of sanctions and intelligence. Stuary Levey’s remarks were part of the Treasury’s Department’s Terrorism and Financial Institution…

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