The Guardian – Anti-slavery campaigner Harriet Tubman is set to become the face of the $20 bill, and the first woman to be depicted on a bill of US currency. The US Treasury Department was expected to announce the news on Wednesday after a long, public and sometimes heated consultation period.
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