On April 20th 2016, Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew announced the redesign of American currency: new plans for the $5, $10, and HARRIET TUBMAN ON THE TWENTY DOLLAR BILL. LOTS OF HOOPLA….. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/04/21/the-audacious-career-of-harriet-tubman-the-new-face-of-the-20-bill http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Society/2016/0420/Harriet-Tubman-to-grace-20-What-that-says-about-America?cmpid=push002s http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2016/04/20/report-lew-considered-anthony-10-bill/83274530/ http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-harriet-tubman-20-bill-20160420-story.html http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/authors/interviews/article/70082-four-questions-for-harriet-tubman-biographer-catherine-clinton.html  

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  http://www.gf.org/fellows/all-fellows/catherine-clinton/ Catherine Clinton is the Denman Endowed Professor at the University of Texas San Antonio and an International Research Professor at Queen’s University Belfast, where she held a chair in U.S. History from 2006-2014. She has served on several faculties in her more than thirty years of teaching, including the University of Benghazi, Union […]

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http://time.com/4306786/age-of-jackson-tubman-20/ How the U.S. Went From the ‘Age of Jackson’ to Tubman on the 20 Catherine Clinton / History News Network @myHNN   April 25, 2016 A biographer of Harriet Tubman recalls the long struggle to gain academic recognition of Tubman’s contributions. This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that […]

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