Money from Jackie Robinson coins meant to educate poor youths is diverted to Botanic Gardens

August 1997
Jet;08/04/97, Vol. 92 Issue 11, p24
Reports on the diversion of funds from the sales of US Treasury commemorative coins honoring Jackie Robinson to expand the US Botanical Gardens at the foot of Capital Hill. The understanding that the proceeds were earmarked for scholarships for poor, inner-city children.


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