Seventy-five Fat Years

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One-hundred-and-twenty-five bound volumes of Commonweal sit on our office shelves (1924–1998). The first issue appeared on November 12, 1924, and the 75th anniversary issue will appear on November 19, 1999, all part of the unstinting efforts of editors, writers, and reviewers to make sense of the Catholic and American encounter. Seventy-five years is something to celebrate. And we will.

In fact, we began this past summer when each...

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About the Author

Margaret O'Brien Steinfels, a former editor of Commonweal, writes frequently in these pages and blogs at dotCommonweal.