Save the Greenback
Save the Greenback is an organization of U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing employees and paper and ink suppliers opposed to phasing out the paper dollar. The group formed to counter the influence of the Coin Coalition. Their website was inactive as of July 2012.
Americans for George
There was an online organization calling itself Americans for George. It is unclear from their website whether they were the current incarnation of Save the Greenback, or a new group. Their website was also inactive as of July 2012.
Portrayal in media
In 2006 and 2007, auto manufacturer Kia Motors used this name in a car discount campaign. In the TV campaigns, the group was portrayed as a group similar to Greenpeace, with a mission to save money.
- Tschachler, Heinz (2008). All others pay cash: dollar bills and their cultural work. Winter. pp. 151–152. ISBN 978-3-8253-5537-1.
- "Is U.S. Ready to See the Dollar Bill Pass?" Los Angeles Times June 12, 1995; p. 4
- United States General Accounting Office (2000-04-07). "Financial Impact of Issuing the New $1 Coin" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-06-10.
- "Who We Are" at americansforgeorge.org
- Kia Motors (2005-12-26). "Arctic". Retrieved 2009-08-04.[dead link]
- Kia Motors (2005-12-26). "Beach". Retrieved 2009-08-04.[dead link]