The Press: With the Angels

Once there were three big projects for postwar magazines. One, Curtis Publishing Co.'s LIFE-like picture magazine, has already been shelved. Another, Crowell-Collier's international version of Collier's, is still in the works, but deep in production problems. Last week Marshall Field confirmed a rumor about the third. USA was no longer living off his money.

"I carried it on my own back until March, when I settled the severance pay [for USA workers lopped off] and one thing and another," said Field. An anonymous new backer, reportedly an oilman, was now paying the prenatal bills for unborn USA. And its editor, Norman Cousins,...

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