Press: Digested Digest

In 1890 Dr. Isaac Kauffman Funk and Dr. Adam Willis Wagnalls founded a weekly magazine called Literary Digest. In 1891 Dr. Albert Shaw founded a monthly magazine called Review of Reviews. Last week there was a wedding of the products of these venerable oldsters when Literary Digest was purchased by Review of Reviews for a reported $200,000.

The new product, called The Digest, will appear on July 17 as a weekly.* Its publisher, Albert Shaw Jr., son of Founder Dr. Shaw, announced: "We propose to publish an interpretative digest of everything...

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