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The first issue of Commentary, a monthly magazine, sold only 4,341 copies, although its articles, all literate and some brilliant, were written by such stars as George Orwell. By last week, five years later, Commentary had begun to be known as one of the best magazines in the U.S. It now has 20,196 circulation and a wide influence. Among its readers in 66 countries, none scan it more closely than those in the State Department. Again & again the department has picked up articles for distribution around the world, either because they have so...

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