The Press: New Esquire

Esquire, a lit'ry, prurient playboy in the '30s and a leering satyr in the '40s, is a mature and well-behaved 25-year-old this month. Circulation is a record 829,817, an increase of 43,661 over last year; ad revenues are up 12.4% this year. The $1 anniversary issue carries $1,040,000 worth of ads, and articles that are hardly for hairy-chested males or boudoir bounders: musings on his craft by Poet Robert Graves, blasts against conformity by Educator Robert Hutchins, and the early thoughts of Playwright Arthur Miller on his forthcoming movie about street gangs. Gone...

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