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The Myth of the American Decline

The Myth of the American Decline

by Josef Jaffe, Saturday Evening Post, 2014

This was my first reading of this magazine, whose first issue appeared in 1821 and went out of print a long time ago, in my mind.  314 more words

HoF Articles

Kenneth Roberts in the Saturday Evening Post: "I Like Girls With Simple Tastes" - Part III

Kenneth Roberts’ “I Like Girls With Simple Tastes” (Saturday Evening Post 208:52, 6/27/36) is a fun read (Roberts’ classic humor is on full display) and an insightful look into Roberts’ tastes and personality. 528 more words

Saturday Evening Post

The Ghost of Print Magazines Past

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Sometimes my life flashes before my eyes in glossy form. Just like in the pages of a magazine, or more accurately, the pages of magazines past. 523 more words

Opinion

Lily-White Blueprint

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Eugenics

Kenneth Roberts in the Saturday Evening Post: "I Like Girls With Simple Tastes" - Part II

Anyone familiar with Kenneth Roberts knows the reputation he had of being a crotchety man. In the forward to The Kenneth Roberts Reader, Ben Ames Williams recollects stories that highlight Roberts’ curmudgeony personality. 1,358 more words

Saturday Evening Post

Freedom - Speech

Great words from a great movie, The Devil and Daniel Webster. A nineteenth-century New Hampshire farmer who makes a compact with Satan for economic success enlists Daniel Webster to extract him from his contract. 712 more words

Movie Speeches

The Saturday Evening Post and Independence Day

The Saturday Evening Post has been published under that name since 1897 but can trace it origins back to Ben Franklin.  In honor of Independence Day, here are the covers of this historical magazine on or about Independence Day during World War 2.

History