The American Weekly

Infobox Magazine
title = The American Weekly


editor = Morrill Goddard (first),
John Sturdevant (last)
frequency =
circulation =
category = Newspaper supplement
company = Hearst Corporation
firstdate = November 1, 1896
finaldate = 1966
finalnumber =
country = USA
language = English
website = [http://www.bogus-web-address.int/ This Website]
issn =

"The American Weekly" was a United States magazine published by the Hearst Corporation from November 1, 1896 until 1966. It served as a Sunday newspaper supplement which published many sensationalist stories, resulting in it having been compared to the "National Enquirer". It was initially named "The American Magazine" but soon changed to "The American Weekly". The name was changed to "Pictorial Living" in 1963 before it was finally cancelled in 1966. Due to the low quality of the paper on which it was printed, many issues have been lost despite it boasting a 50,000,000 circulation. As a result, it has become a collectors item.

Editors

* 18961937: Morrill Goddard
* 19371943: Abraham Merritt
* 19431944: Michael Porter
* 19441951: Walter Howey
* 19511959: Ernest Hine
* 19601962: John J. O'Connell
* 19621966: John Sturdevant

External links

* [http://www.bpib.com/illustra2/various2.htm Illustrations of "The American Weekly"]


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