Museum Visitors to Decide Who Was Naughty or Nice
Money Museum visitors can revise and give their verdicts on history by judging famous and infamous people who’ve appeared on money during a new exhibit, “The Faces of Money: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly,” opening May 25.
Visitors can vote for the “Best of the Best,” Baddest of the Bad,” determine if an historic figure was “Good or Bad,” and record their thoughts on various famous people who’ve appeared on coins during the past 2,400 years.
Following is a list of nominees for “Best of the Best” and “Baddest of the Bad,” as well as a list of historic figures who will be judged “good or bad.”
Best: Pope John Paul II, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, Mahatma Gandhi and Mother Teresa.
Bad: Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Idi Amin, Ivan the Terrible or Caligula.
Good or bad: Henry VIII, Catherine the Great, Augustus, Christopher Columbus, Alexander the Great, Richard M. Nixon, Napoleon Bonaparte, Ulysses S. Grant, Pancho Villa and Robert E. Lee.
Vote totals written comments will be posted in the museum and at www.money.org.
Originally Release Date: April 24, 2006
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