The Press: Circulation by Alcohol

It will be recorded that, in the eleventh year of its existence, Prohibition became a circulation-getter, instead of just a topic for debate, among U. S. magazines.

The Literary Digest is conducting a poll, with subscription blanks enclosed. The Pathfinder, more obscure, has already completed a poll (see p. 16). Plain Talk has been screeching about alcoholic conditions in Boston, Washington, Kansas, Minnesota—a campaign calculated frankly with a view to newsstand sales. Similarly Collier's magazine, which began a Wet series in 1928. Liberty's editorial this...

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