Synopses & Reviews
If you really want to know what makes America great, look no further than our nation's stamps.The 2003 commemorative stamp program celebrates the creative spirit of America, from the patriotic ephemera of the Old Glory stamps to the American Filmmaking stamps honoring the behind-the-scenes talents who create movie magic.This new edition of the "Commemorative Stamp Yearbook offers a look behind the scenes at the U.S. stamp program as well, with an introduction by renowned actor and Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee member Karl Malden and informative text explaining the creative process behind stamp design. Featuring subjects from Thurgood Marshall and Audrey Hepburn to the Korean War Veterans Memorial and Southeastern Lighthouses, the commemorative stamps highlighted in this book honor the ideals, imagination, and creativity that we value as a nation.
Beautifully designed as a keepsake for collectors of all ages, "The 2003 Commemorative Stamp Yearbook is the perfect way to capture the excitement and diversity of this year's stamp program. Featuring space for collectors to affix their matching stamps, this is a book no stamp enthusiast will want to be without.
About the Author
William J. Henderson is the Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer of the United States Postal Service.
James L. Bruns is Director of the National Postal Museum, Smithsonian Institution, located in Washington, DC.