TITLE

Yes, Virginia

AUTHOR(S)
Kent, David A.
PUB. DATE
October 1996
SOURCE
Mekeel's & Stamps Magazine;10/11/96, Vol. 179 Issue 15, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information about the 1997 `Old Farmer's Almanac,' a legendary reference dating back to 1792, which is famous for its advanced weather predictions and astronomical tables. Classic editorial by Frank Church that appeared a century ago in the `New York Sun' newspaper; Unconfirmed report about plans by the Postal Service to create a commemorative `Yes, Virginia...' stamp.
ACCESSION #
9710193254

 

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