MoAF Newsletter - December 06, 2016


Lunch and Learn Event

Sidney Rocke on
Sidney Rocke on "The Fight Against Counterfeiting"
Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Join us for a presentation by Sidney Rocke, Chief Counsel for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), on the government's fight against counterfeiting. This visual presentation will highlight the many little-known security features in the new $100 bill and will shed light on the global issue of counterfeiting US money and what is being done to prevent it.

Talk will be followed by Q&A. $5 tickets include Museum admission; members and students free. Register today.

New Event Video Available

Paul Kahan on
Paul Kahan on "The Bank War: Andrew Jackson, Nicholas Biddle, and the Fight for American Finance"
Friday, June 3, 2016, 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

In The Bank War: Andrew Jackson, Nicholas Biddle, and the Fight for American Finance, historian Paul Kahan explores one of the most important and dramatic events in American political and economic history, from the idea of centralized banking and the First Bank of the United States to Jackson’s triumph, the era of “free banking” and the creation of the Federal Reserve System.

Video Playlist:
Part 1: How does the Bank War reflect today's political and economic environment?
Part 2: What role did politics play in the Bank War?
Part 3: Should Jackson be taken off the $20 bill?

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Walking Tour

Walking Tour: Holidays on Wall Street
Walking Tour: Holidays on Wall Street
Saturday, December 10, 2016, 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Join us for a 90-minute holiday-themed walking tour of FiDi (the Financial District).

$15 includes Museum admission. Register today.

Fall 2016 Magazine

Financial History, Issue 119
Financial History, Issue 119

Check out the latest issue of Financial History magazine, now available as a full-color digital edition!

Highlights include:

Alexander Hamilton as a Revolutionary Reformer

The Always Evolving Federal Reserve

Queen of the Corporate Gadflies: Wilma Porter Soss

Jay Gould, the Union Pacific and Value Creation

Shadow Courts: The Tribunals that Rule Global Trade

Recalling the 'Fed Dove': Nancy Teeters

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