One of the 20th Century’s finest journalists was writer, editor and citizen, Norman Cousins. In 1942, at the age of 27, he became editor of The Saturday Review of Literature (later The Saturday Review) a well known, well respected publication with a circulation of more than 600,000. At The Saturday Review, Cousins’ editorials not only energetically expressed his own ideas, but also strongly encouraged others, including critics, to “not just appraise literature, but to try to serve it, nurture it and safeguard it.”
Remembering Norman Cousins
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