The Press: Liberty

"The leading wet journal in America" is a title which many a publication would be pleased to accept. Judge or the American Mercury, for example, would love it. Last week, F. Scott McBride, general superintendent of the Anti-Saloon League, had this title on the tip of his tongue and, forthwith, he deposited it upon Liberty, prosperous nickel weekly.

This, no doubt, surprised Liberty readers, many of whom regard the magazine as light entertainment (in fiction and article). But Liberty has flayed Prohibition, on occasion, on its editorial page; has published articles revealing...

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