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Life in the newsweeklies

He recalled with pride Newsweek’s coverage of civil rights in the 1960s, the ray ban sunglasses outletend of the Vietnam War and economic issues in the 1970s, the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s.

Perhaps because of Time’s Luceian origins — he and his wife, Clare Boothe Luce, were major Republican figures — Newsweek was often perceived as a ray ban outletmore liberal counterweight. Its readers loved the weekly Periscope section, with its editorial cartoons and hot-off-the-presses news blurbs. Where Time only later started providing bylines for its stories, Newsweek offered star columnists like George Will, Eleanor Clift and Anna Quindlen.

Life in the newsweeklies, Stephen Smith recalls, was nothing like today’s cheap ray ban sunglasses outletfrenetic media sprint. At the start of each week, reporters would come into work for a couple of days and think about story ideas and how to pitch them. The correspondents were far flung; the editing and fact-checking were meticulous.