Big Moments in BAS History (1975–2010)

Sidebar to: Our 35th Anniversary

March 1975

First issue of BAR is published in 7-by-10-inch brown-and-cream format.

March 1976

First time BAR includes a color photo.

March 1977

BAS offers first travel/study tour to Egypt, Jordan and Israel.

March 1978

BAR format is enlarged to standard magazine size.


BAS buys first computer.

September/October 1984

BAS awards first Publication Awards.


BAS moves business operation out of publisher Susan Laden’s basement to an office building in Washington, D.C.

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