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The Big Bills Are Pulled

Once upon a time, the US Treasury issued $100,000 currency notes. These were the highest denomination banknotes ever issued by the government.  The notes were not placed in general circulation; they were intended for internal transactions, like bank transfers. The … Continue reading

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Table Tennis Talks

The icy relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China, PRC, began a slow thaw in early April of 1971.  The U.S. Table Tennis Team had been competing in Nagoya, Japan for the World Championships.  On April … Continue reading

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