Often found on microfilm with the newspaper which included Family Weekly as a Sunday Supplement.
Family Weekly, 13 September 1953-1 September 1985; USA Weekend, 8 September 1985-present.
13 September 1953-current, weekly.
William H. "Bill" Marriott, 1953-1955; Leonard S. Davidow, 1956-1965; Mort Frank, 1966-1982; Pat Linsky, 1983-1985; Gannett Company, Inc., 1985-1988 ( Patricia Haegele, publisher, 1987-October 1988; Gannett, Company Inc., November 1988-current). New York.
John B. Starr, 1953-1955; Ben Kartman, editorial director, 1956-1958; Ernest Heyn, 1959-1963; Robert Fitzgibbon, 1964-July 1970; Norman M. Lobsenz, managing editor, 1971; Mort Persky, 1971-1976; Scott DeGarmo, 1976-1978; Arthur Cooper, 1979-1983; Thomas Plate, 1984; John C. Quinn, 1985-October 1988; Ron Martin, executive editor, November 1988-May 1989; John W. Walter, senior editor, June 1989-current.
29.5 million ( 1989).
In 1926 David Lawrence started a newspaper called the United States Daily that dealt with governmental affairs. In 1933 the publication became a weekly, the United States News. A magazine format was adopted in 1940. Lawrence had started another publication in 1946 called World Report. In 1948 the publications were merged to become U.S. News and World Report, and in the forty years since has consistently been the number three national newsmagazine, behind Time* and Newsweek* in first and second place. The comparison with the other major national newsmagazines may be a little misleading. The missions of Time and Newsweek are more closely aligned with an effort to present the many avenues of the week's events--news, culture, sports, literature, and so forth. U.S. News and World Report, on the other hand, has long prided itself with adhering strictly to national and international news with particular attention to the business of government.
The direction of the magazine through most of its life has been a product of the views and wishes of founder David Lawrence. Lawrence was born in Philadelphia on 25 December 1888. He was born in a room below his immigrant