Tuesday, November 28, 2006
There's an article in today's WaPo about the D.C. Coin Bill, which Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) has been trying to get passed for years. "If all the states are getting one, why shouldn't the District? We're talking about a distinctive quarter, symbolic of all that this place represents (Washington, DC). Lionell Thomas, of the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, suggests District native Duke Ellington, "for his world renown and the acclaim he's brought to the city."