ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 31, 1978
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(Studio) Reports with regard to North Carolina Democratic senate primary defeat of Luther Hodges by John Ingram, who will now face Senator Jesse Helms in November; bottle-throwing incident in Britain, involving Prince Charles; and process now under way in Washington, DC to decide which woman's face to put on new coins to be minted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(DC) Disadvantages of dollar bills and of present dollar coins, called Eisenhower dollars, mentioned. Treasury Department proposal to mint new dollar coin and details about proposal and coin stated, include proposal to put profile of Miss Liberty on coin. Pressure from women's groups for coin to have face of suffragette Susan B. Anthony on it and of others to have women like Harriet Tubman, Eleanor Roosevelt, Klondike Kate, Kitty "Bulldog" O'Leary or Belle Starr noted. 2-dollar bill mentioned.
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman
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