Press: Big Little Shift

Twin keystones of the U. S. liberal weekly press are the 23-year-old New Republic and the 72-year-old Nation. Each sells for 15¢, each is published in Manhattan. Outsiders are likely to credit the Nation with having a little more wallop than the New Republic, the New Republic with having a little finer literary quality than the Nation. Politically they are not far apart. According to Editor-Owner Freda Kirchwey, the Nation "has followed a left-liberal policy all the way through, and it has shifted somewhat further to the left as times have changed."...

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