HISTORY HUSTLE When Franklin Roosevelt started a foundation to fight polio, Comedian Eddie Cantor came up with the "March of Dimes", asking people to mail a dime to the White House. They were soon overwhelmed with 2,680,000 dimes.
mailed to them, literally truckloads, most from children. These dimes went directly research that resulted in the Polio
This is why Roosevelt is on the U.S. dime: