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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Item concerns unpopularity of Susan B. Anthony dollars. July 1979 scenes shown. [Biggs National Bank Gregory CASWELL - says there is no demand for coin.] Dollar called the Edsel of United States coinage. Mint statistics re: coin given. [Arcade manager Chris DILLON - says coin is not used.] Casinos, bridge toll gates, fast food places surveyed. [CUSTOMERS - comment without enthusiasm for Anthony dollar.] [CASWELL - says people refuse them.] Coin machine at CBS offices in DC, yet unmodified to take Anthony dollar, cited.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton
- Morton, Bruce;
- Rather, Dan
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