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Reagan On The Dime

I wrote about it here. I still kind of like the idea, but as a practical matter it may be impossible, as Nancy Reagan recently disapproved of the notion. I think that’s what made some folks who were stumping for the dime switch to the $10 bill. Also, Alexander Hamilton has a smaller constituency than FDR.

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.

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