Columnist Dave Helling writes: By year’s end, a woman finally will appear on paper U.S. currency, joining a long list of white guys with imperfect historical pedigrees. So far, the usual names have surfaced, but maybe it’s time to expand the field beyond political figures to include artists, writers, scientists, teachers, inventors and other important figures of our history.
Columnist Dave Helling writes: By year’s end, a woman finally will appear on paper U.S. currency, joining a long list of white guys with imperfect historical pedigrees. So far, the usual names have surfaced, but maybe it’s time to expand the field beyond political figures to include artists, writers, scientists, teachers, inventors and other important figures of our history. File photo by J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE The Associated Press
Columnist Dave Helling writes: By year’s end, a woman finally will appear on paper U.S. currency, joining a long list of white guys with imperfect historical pedigrees. So far, the usual names have surfaced, but maybe it’s time to expand the field beyond political figures to include artists, writers, scientists, teachers, inventors and other important figures of our history. File photo by J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE The Associated Press

Dave Helling: Consider some fresher faces as the faces on our currency

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