The Most Amazing 60 Years: 1933 - THE PRESS

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News-Week. Thomas John Cardell Martyn, 41, a spirited little Britisher whom the New York Times employed for six years in its editorial department, left the Times last year to write a prospectus, raise money, start a magazine. Samuel Thurston Williamson, 16 years with the Times and once its Washington correspondent, quit his job to join Publisher Martyn as editor. Last week they presented their product, News-Week, written & edited in Manhattan, printed in Dayton, Ohio. Their advertisements said: "It marshals facts against their background, throws revealing light into obscure situations—helps you understand the news . . . NEWSWEEK is today...

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