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at the climate talks in Paris, the Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act of 2015 has been introduced in Congress.
At that time, four out of five American households purchased the original Victory Bonds, raising $185 billion (over $2 trillion in today's dollars) to support the war effort.
The bonds are priced as low as 2 million rials ($185) in an effort to make them appealing to the general public much as the United States marketed Victory Bonds to the US public during World War II, when bonds were priced as low as $25 (in 1940s dollars).
Canadian author Hunter has written a wonderful coming-of-age story set in 1940s Toronto about how one feisty girl, 17-year-old Natalie Brigham, does more than buy Victory Bonds or knit socks in order to help the war effort.
Victory Bonds went on sale in Canada that month, with film director Adolph Zukor recasting scenes from U.
In 1906 he founded the magazine John Bull and this, allied to his mesmerising orations, was his key to political success - and, in time, the trapdoor that sent him tumbling as readers were conned into buying his Victory Bonds.
By the 1940s Hollywood's film industry and commercial advertising had managed to turn Hallelujah Lassies into love-struck heroines and promoters of victory bonds.
In April 1919, the Board discussed at length suggestions by several Reserve Banks to raise the discount rate but decided to keep the rate low to discourage competition with the buying of Victory bonds and to assist the Treasury in keeping the government's interest payments low.
The new Green America/Clean Edge report analyzes five clean-tech financing models that hold the most promise for America, including Clean Energy Victory Bonds.
Since the earliest days of the union, Teamster members have served in the armed forces, raised money for victory bonds and our membership includes three Congressional Medal of Honor recipients," said Jim Hoffa, Teamsters General President.
The report examines new mechanisms such as Clean Energy Victory Bonds, the Green Bank, City Funds, Federal Loan Guarantees, and Tax Credit Bonds.