HELP PUT GERTRUDE BERG ON A STAMP!

Did you know that anyone can suggest a stamp idea?

It's True! 

Ideas for new stamps are reviewed by the Citizens Stamp Advisory Committee and they are required to review all stamp suggestions mailed in. The Ciesla Foundation thinks it's time Gertrude Berg had a stamp with her picture and we would like your help. 

With 2009 as the release date of Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg and 80 years since The Goldbergs premiered on radio, we cannot think of a better time to issue a stamp in her honor. 

We have created a template letter for you to use:

Download this for 'word document format' letter

Download this for pdf format of the letter

Now it's even easier to give a deserving member of history her own stamp. 

Ideas for stamps may be addressed to the following: 


Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee
Stamp Development
US Postal Service
1735 North Lynn St Rm 5013
Arlington, VA 22209-6432

"Gertrude Berg: The Original Media Titan"

an article on Berg by Lori Chandler, Big Think

 

 "WHAT A JOY TO WATCH!"

-Leonard Maltin, Secret's Out

"Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg does an exemplary job of celebrating the seminal achievements of Gertrude Berg and reaffirming her status as a broadcasting pioneer."

-Ronnie Scheib, Variety

 

"AN ENGROSSING NOSTALGIA BATH...A WINDOW INTO A BYGONE WORLD."

- Marshall Fine, The Huffington Post

 

"COLORFUL, ENTERTAINING, AND SOCIALLY INCISIVE

A MAJOR ACHIEVEMENT

AN IMPORTANT AND FASCINATING LOOK AT A CULTURAL AND ENTERTAINMENT PHENOMENON"

- William Wolf, WolfEntertainmentGuide.com

 

"A WARM REUNION WITH A BELOVED ENTERTAINER"

- Phil Hall, Film Threat

 

"A ROUSING PORTRAIT. INSPIRATIONAL"

Rochester City News


"a straight-forward account of someone we should know because, frankly, her success was impressive"

-Monika Bartyzel, Cinematical

 

"A POIGNANT...TOUCHING...TIMELESS MESSAGE" 

- Susan Granger, SSG Syndicate

 

"A FITTING TRIBUTE TO ONE OF THE LEGENDS, NOT JUST OF JEWISH ENTERTAINMENT, BUT ENTERTAINMENT IN GENERAL"

- Ron Kaplan, New Jersey Jewish News

 

"INFORMATIVE, ENTERTAINING, AND HEART WARMING"

- Sarah Appel-Lennon, San Diego Jewish World

 

"A FASCINATING PORTRAIT OF A WORTHY PERSONALITY AND HER ERA"

-Doris Toumarkine, Film Journal International

 

"GERTRUDE BERG - A REAL TREASURE SHE WAS"

- Sheli Sonstein, Q104 Radio

 

"Her big smile and bosomy breathing present a disarming fullness of emotion...Kempner's nostalgia becomes irrefutable in those faded images of Berg�s beaming face and discreet intelligence."

-Armond White, New York Press

 

" A SUDDEN AND SURPRISING 'MUST SEE'"

- James van Maanen, TrustMovies

 

"THIS IS A STORY THAT...KEMPNER DOES WITH HER USUAL ELEGANCE AND INTELLIGENCE"

 - David Margolick

 

"HEARTFELT"

-Jack Garner, Rochester Democrat & Chronicle

 

"A DELIGHTFUL AND AFFECTIONATE BIOGRAPHY"

- Paul Brenner, FilmCritic.com

 

"I can recommend it as a film that is equal to its subject matter in terms of its universality"

-Louis Proyect, Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist


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