The four newsmagazines* in the U.S.
are about to be joined by a fifth. Its
name: National Guardian. Its aim: to
bring "the facts" to "all who are sick of
confusion and artificially created fear."
Said its staff-written manifesto this week:
"A hundred kinds of censorship have come
between the people and the facts." An
"independent progressive" newsweekly,
National Guardian will begin publication
next month with a press run of 50,000 and
a masthead with a heavy list to port.
"We're starting out very modestly on the shortest possible shoestring," explained General Manager John T. McManus, former TIME and PM writer and leftish ex-president of the New York local of the American...