The real story of Betsy Ross

by Bill Federer -- A 3-cent stamp honoring Betsy Ross was issued in Philadelphia, Jan. 2, 1952, commemorating the 200th anniversary of her birth. Born a day earlier, Jan. 1, 1752, to more…

Forgotten tragedy of Armenian genocide

by Bill Federer -- According to ancient tradition, Noah's Ark rested on Mount Ararat in the Armenian Mountain range. Armenia's coat of arms has Mount Ararat with Noah's Ark on top. Armenian more…

Important messages of peace and joy

by Bill Federer -- On Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 1492, Columbus' ship, the Santa Maria, ran aground on the island of Hispanola (Haiti). Columbus left 40 men and named the settlement la more…