New Leader Records 1928-1960


New Leader Records 1928-1960

The (1924-2006) was a socialist, then liberal, journal of opinion. Under Samuel M. (Sol) Levitas’s editorship (1936-61), it gained prominence as a voice of anti-communist liberalism that featured the work of prominent intellectuals. The records contain correspondence (including some in Russian), clippings, and topical files relating to editorial and financial matters, annual dinners, radio broadcasts and other sponsored public programs, and to organizations, events and issues of interest to the editors. New Leader

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