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                                    Issues of the 1940s = 10 Years, 120 Issues, 3,183 Articles
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                                      Issues of 1940 = 12 Issues, 320 Articles
                                      1. [+]
                                        January 1940 Issue = 29 Articles
                                        1. The New Deal Must Be Salvaged by Sen. Arthur H. Vandenberg, pp. 1-10
                                        2. Neville Chamberlain by Alfred Duff Cooper, pp. 11-17
                                        3. 1930-1940, Decade of Deceit by Upton Close, pp. 18-25
                                        4. The Santa Claus Industry by David Brown and Ernest Lehman, pp. 26-29
                                        5. Great God McNutt by Herbert Corey, pp. 30-36
                                        6. A Man Is Hanged by Wallace R. Biggs, pp. 37-41
                                        7. German Admirals Expect Defeat by Fritz Sternberg, pp. 42-50
                                        8. Lunacy, pp. 51-52
                                        9. Mail Order Matrimony by David Robinson George, pp. 53-59
                                        10. The Fabulous Sassoons by Ernest O. Hauser, pp. 60-67
                                        11. Archie Th' Oddlin'. A Story by Jesse Stuart, pp. 68-74
                                        12. Utopia on Fifth Avenue by Anonymous, pp. 75-82
                                        13. It's Not Natural To Be Healthy by William M. Kinney, M.D., pp. 83-89
                                        14. Western Males Are Sissies by Stewart H. Holbrook, pp. 90-94
                                        15. The State Of The Union by Eugene Lyons, pp. 95-99
                                        16. Americana, pp. 100-102
                                        17. Down To Earth by Alan Devoe, pp. 103-106
                                        18. Poetry by John Gould Fletcher, p. 107
                                        19. II. In Cloud This History by Keith Thomas, p. 107
                                        20. III. I Know a Road by Anna Katherine Prommel, p. 108
                                        21. [+]
                                          Havelock Ellis and the Sex Conscious Era by Burton Rascoe, pp. 109-113 - 1 Review
                                          1. My Life by Havelock Ellis
                                        22. [+]
                                          Check List, p. 114 - 7 Reviews
                                          1. Captain Abby and Captain John by Robert P. Tristram Coffin
                                          2. The Witch in the Wood by Terence H. White
                                          3. Ask the Dust by John Fante
                                          4. Save Me the Sun by Hassoldt Davis
                                          5. Past the End of the Pavement by Charles G. Finney
                                          6. Tabletop by Eden Phillpotts
                                          7. Boss Man by Louis Cochran
                                        23. [+]
                                          Biography Johann Strauss, Father and Son, by Heinrich E...., p. 115 - 3 Reviews
                                          1. Johann Strauss, Father and Son by Heinrich E. Jacob
                                          2. Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star by James T. Powers
                                          3. A Goodly Fellowship by Mary Ellen Chase
                                        24. [+]
                                          Miscellaneous The Living Tradition: Change and America, by S..., pp. 115-117 - 15 Reviews
                                          1. The Living Tradition: Change and America by Simeon Strunsky
                                          2. Flowering Earth by Donald Culross Peattie
                                          3. The Incredible Era by Samuel Hopkins Adams
                                          4. Mind Explorers by John K. Winkler and Walter Bromberg
                                          5. Woe Unto You, Lawyers! by Fred Rodell
                                          6. Caribbean Treasure by Ivan T. Sanderson
                                          7. The Vampire Economy by Guenter Reimann
                                          8. American Tel. and Tel. by Horace Coon
                                          9. The Rise of the American Film by Lewis Jacobs
                                          10. From Nazi Sources by Fritz Sternberg
                                          11. Americas to the South by John T. Whitaker
                                          12. You Americans by B.P. Adams
                                          13. For Gold and Glory by Charles B. Parmer
                                          14. Prints and Impressions of Charleston by Elizabeth O'Neill Verner
                                          15. Who Criminals Are Caught by Arnold Miles
                                        25. Open Forum, pp. 118-127
                                        26. Contributors, pp. 128-136
                                        27. [+]
                                          Check List - 3 Reviews
                                          1. Sometime---Never by Clare Leighton
                                          2. The Porcelain Clay by Naomi Jacob
                                          3. To the End of the World by Helen C. White
                                        28. [+]
                                          Miscellaneous Why Babies?, by Rachel V. Campbell - 2 Reviews
                                          1. Why Babies? by Rachel V. Campbell
                                          2. Last Lectures by Roger E. Fry
                                        29. Recorded Music
                                      2. [+]
                                        February 1940 Issue = 28 Articles
                                        1. Goebbels Framed the Hitler-Stalin Pact by Elizabeth Knaust, pp. 135-142
                                        2. Chicago, City of Corruption by Ted Leitzell, pp. 143-151
                                        3. Revolution Came to Hollywood by William Bledsoe, pp. 152-160
                                        4. Men Who Rule Britain by Alfred Duff Cooper, pp. 161-167
                                        5. The Northwest, Our Promised Land by Frank J. Taylor, pp. 168-172
                                        6. Press Agent Tells All by Arthur Lockwood, pp. 173-180
                                        7. Monarchy Under The American Flag by Irving Wallace, pp. 181-184
                                        8. The Slump in American Writing by Philip Rahv, pp. 185-193
                                        9. Mrs. Brigham Young by Anna Mary Wells, pp. 194-200
                                        10. Eternal Destiny by Jesse Stuart, pp. 201-203
                                        11. Life Among the Escapists by Lawrence Martin, pp. 204-209
                                        12. Shoe-Shine. A Story by Jerome Weidman, pp. 210-217
                                        13. Air Raids Are Over-rated by William G. Ryan, pp. 218-224
                                        14. Uncle Sam, Radio Propagandist by Earl Sparling, pp. 225-230
                                        15. The State Of The Union by Eugene Lyons, pp. 231-234
                                        16. Americana, pp. 235-236
                                        17. Down To Earth by Alan Devoe, pp. 237-240
                                        18. Poetry by Glenn Ward Dresbach, p. 241
                                        19. II. Heart For Transients by Kaye Starbird, p. 241
                                        20. III. Sonnet Pagan by Colin Keith-Johnston, p. 242
                                        21. [+]
                                          The Check List, p. 243 - 5 Reviews
                                          1. No Arms, No Armour by Robert Henriques
                                          2. To Step Aside by Noel Coward
                                          3. Battle Stations! by Alec Hudson
                                          4. Capital City by Mari Sandoz
                                          5. Adventure in Washington by Leonard Q. Ross
                                        22. [+]
                                          Biography J. Pierpont Morgan: An Intimate Portrait, 1837..., p. 243 - 4 Reviews
                                          1. J. Pierpont Morgan: An Intimate Portrait, 1837-1913 by Herbert L. Satterlee
                                          2. Knight of the Seas by Valentine Thomson
                                          3. Bernard's Brethren by Charles Macmahon Shaw
                                          4. Alfred Adler: Apostle of Freedom by Phyllis Bottome
                                        23. [+]
                                          Miscellaneous Candle in the Dark, by Irwin Edman, pp. 244-245 - 11 Reviews
                                          1. Candle in the Dark by Irwin Edman
                                          2. The Awakening of America by V.F. Calverton
                                          3. Revolution in Land by Charles Abrams
                                          4. Timetable for Tramps by Tibor Koeves
                                          5. Crusaders for American Liberalism by Louis Filler
                                          6. World Without End by Stoyan Pribichevich
                                          7. The Challenge of Adolescence by Ira S. Wile
                                          8. Folk Songs of Old New England by Eloise Hubbard Linscott
                                          9. Wasted Manpower by Corrington Gill
                                          10. Blackout: The Human Side of Europe's March to War by Hubert P. Earle
                                          11. Annals of the New York Stage by George C.D. Odell
                                        24. Open Forum, pp. 246-250
                                        25. Contributors, p. 251
                                        26. [+]
                                          The Check List, p. 252 - 5 Reviews
                                          1. Michael Beam by Richard Matthews Hallet
                                          2. Royal Highness by Thomas Mann
                                          3. Waste Heritage by Irene Baird
                                          4. Heroic Dust by Theodora Dehon
                                          5. Moment in Peking by Yutang Lin
                                        27. [+]
                                          Miscellaneous Hours and Wages in American Organized Labor, b..., p. 253 - 3 Reviews
                                          1. Hours and Wages in American Organized Labor by Joseph M. Viau
                                          2. A Natural History of American Birds of Eastern and Central North America by Edward Howe Forbush and John Bichard May
                                          3. Flash! by Harold E. Edgerton and James R. Killian
                                        28. Recorded Music, pp. 254-258
                                      3. [+]
                                        March 1940 Issue = 25 Articles
                                        1. [+]
                                          Check List, pp. 260-262 - 6 Reviews
                                          1. The New German Empire by Franz Borkenau
                                          2. Cosmic Rays by R.A. Millikan
                                          3. Fabulous Stamps by John W. Nicklin
                                          4. News and the Human Interest Story by Helen MacGill Hughes
                                          5. Dividends to Pay by E.D. Kennedy
                                          6. Turning Points in Business Cycles by Leonard P. Ayres
                                        2. If the Republicans Win by Paul V. McNutt, pp. 263-272
                                        3. Our Economic Civil War by Ruth Finney, pp. 273-279
                                        4. El Sunkist Florida by Theodore Pratt, pp. 280-285
                                        5. Siegfried Line vs. Maginot Line by Fritz Sternberg, pp. 286-293
                                        6. Tintype of a Screwball by Reginald Wright Kauffman, pp. 294-298
                                        7. Menace of the Uninsured Motorist by Ferdinand Lundberg, pp. 299-306
                                        8. Mussolini Grows Old by Frederic Sondern, Jr., pp. 307-313
                                        9. "Be Sure to Listen In!" by Whitfield Cook, pp. 314-321
                                        10. We Invited Our Aliens by S.K. Padover, pp. 322-325
                                        11. No More West Indies! by Tom S. Hyland, pp. 326-333
                                        12. The Bunk in Classical Scholarship by Carlton Parker, pp. 334-339
                                        13. Jane Toppan, Champion Poisoner by Harland Manchester, pp. 340-346
                                        14. State Of The Union by Benjamin Stolberg, pp. 347-351
                                        15. Americana, pp. 352-354
                                        16. Down To Earth by Alan Devoe, pp. 355-358
                                        17. Poetry by Matthew Biller, pp. 359-360
                                        18. Black Lake by George Abbe, p. 361
                                        19. [+]
                                          Mencken, Nathan and Cabell by Burton Rascoe, pp. 362-367 - 3 Reviews
                                          1. Hamlet Had an Uncle by James Branch Cabell
                                          2. Encyclopedia of the Theatre by George Jean Nathan
                                          3. Happy Days, 1880-1892 by H.L. Mencken
                                        20. [+]
                                          The Check List, p. 368 - 4 Reviews
                                          1. Polonaise by Martin Hare
                                          2. Stones for Bread by Edwin Carlile Litsey
                                          3. Cold Pogrom by Max L. Berges
                                          4. Greek Tragedy by G.D.H. Cole and Margaret Cole
                                        21. [+]
                                          Biography Coleridge the Talker, by Richard W. Armour and..., p. 368 - 6 Reviews
                                          1. Coleridge the Talker by Richard W. Armour and Raymond F. Howes
                                          2. Andre Maurois by Georges E. Lemaitre
                                          3. Lord Rutherford, 1871-1937 by A.S. Eve
                                          4. Nehru: The Rising Star of India by Anup Singh
                                          5. Testament of Friendship by Vera Brittain
                                          6. The Story of Thomas E. Dewey by Rupert Hughes
                                        22. [+]
                                          Miscellaneous The Third Term Issue, by Willis Thornton, pp. 369-371 - 13 Reviews
                                          1. The Third Term Issue by Willis Thornton
                                          2. I Confess: The Truth About American Communism by Benjamin Gitlow
                                          3. One Man's Fight for a Better Navy by Holden A. Evans
                                          4. U.S. Camera 1940 by T.J. Maloney
                                          5. The Changing West by William Allen White
                                          6. The Great Naturalists Explore South America by Paul Russell Cutright
                                          7. The Inside Story by Robert Spiers Benjamin
                                          8. Twenty Best Plays of the Modern American Theatre by John Gassner
                                          9. Our American Money by Joseph Coffin
                                          10. Invitation to Fun by Harold H. Hart
                                          11. Anglo-Saxony and Its Tradition by George E.G. Catlin
                                          12. Modern Art in America by Martha Candler Cheney
                                          13. France Overseas Through the Old Regime by Herbert Ingram Priestley
                                        23. Open Forum, pp. 372-378
                                        24. Contributors, pp. 379-381
                                        25. Recorded Music, pp. 382-386
                                      4. [+]
                                        April 1940 Issue = 27 Articles
                                        1. Cordell Hull by Benjamin Stolberg, pp. 391-399
                                        2. Behind Poland's Defeat by Mieczyslaw M. Nowinski, pp. 400-404
                                        3. Common-Law Wives by Anthony M. Turano, pp. 405-411
                                        4. Stalin Over California by Rena M. Vale, pp. 412-420
                                        5. What Are the Brain Waves Saying? by Dorothy Miller and Herbert Solow, pp. 421-426
                                        6. Investigate the Army! by Oswald Garrison Villard, pp. 427-434
                                        7. I Am a Court Stenographer by Margaret Searle, pp. 435-439
                                        8. Portrait of a Yankee Town by Jonathan Daniels, pp. 440-449
                                        9. The Creative Urge, A Story by James Ramsey Ullman, pp. 450-455
                                        10. Broadway Goes Slapstick by Michel Mok, pp. 456-461
                                        11. Credo of an Individualist by William Henry Chamberlin, pp. 462-468
                                        12. Lunacy Marches On!, p. 469
                                        13. Kit Carson by Stewart H. Holbrook, pp. 470-473
                                        14. The Federal Food-Stamp Plan by Don Wharton, pp. 474-480
                                        15. The State Of The Union by Eugene Lyons, pp. 481-484
                                        16. Americana, pp. 485-486
                                        17. Down To Earth by Alan Devoe, pp. 487-490
                                        18. Poetry by Louis J. Sanker, p. 491
                                        19. II. Words by Louise Owen, p. 491
                                        20. III. Trust Not by Ezra Goodman, p. 492
                                        21. [+]
                                          Caldwell Lynches Two Negroes by Burton Rascoe, pp. 493-498 - 4 Reviews
                                          1. Trouble in July by Erskine Caldwell
                                          2. Look at the Law by Percival E. Jackson
                                          3. The Course of American Democratic Thought by Ralph Henry Gabriel
                                          4. Gang Rule in New York by Craig Thompson and Allen Raymond
                                        22. [+]
                                          The Check List, p. 499 - 7 Reviews
                                          1. Going Native by Oliver St. John Gogarty
                                          2. The Young Man from Mount Vernon by Arthur Pier
                                          3. The Keepers of the House by Harry Harrison Kroll
                                          4. The Trees by Conrad Richter
                                          5. The Crazy Hunter by Kay Boyle
                                          6. Cuba Libre by MacKinlay Kantor
                                          7. The Power and the Glory by Phyllis Bentley
                                        23. [+]
                                          Non-Fiction Capitalism the Creator, by Carl Snyder, pp. 500-501 - 5 Reviews
                                          1. Capitalism the Creator by Carl Snyder
                                          2. James Joyce: His First Forty Years by Herbert S. Gorman
                                          3. Chip Off My Shoulder by Thomas L. Stokes
                                          4. Period Piece by Jenny Ballou
                                          5. This Way Southward by A.F. Tschiffely
                                        24. Open Forum, pp. 502-505
                                        25. Contributors, p. 506
                                        26. Index, pp. 507-509
                                        27. Recorded Music, pp. 510-514
                                      5. [+]
                                        May 1940 Issue = 26 Articles
                                        1. [+]
                                          Check List, pp. 4-6 - 2 Reviews
                                          1. Aretino, Scourge of Princes by Thomas Caldecot Chubb
                                          2. Public Opinion in a Democracy by Charles W. Smith, Jr.
                                        2. The Little Man in Henry Ford's Basement by John McCarten, pp. 7-15
                                        3. Europe Faces Famine by Henry Albert Phillips, pp. 16-23
                                        4. Freedom and the Colleges by Bertrand Russell, pp. 24-33
                                        5. The Bonus Lobby Rides Again by Stanley High, pp. 34-40
                                        6. If Russia Turns on China by Freda Utley, pp. 41-48
                                        7. How to Write a Song Hit by Doron K. Antrim, pp. 49-53
                                        8. Local Politics by Congressman Paul W. Shafer, pp. 54-59
                                        9. A Year Without Death by Kenneth Brown Collings, pp. 60-65
                                        10. Dr. Berg, Backstop by David Brown and Ernest Lehman, pp. 66-71
                                        11. Lunacy Marches On, pp. 72-73
                                        12. Relief in Ohio by Clayton Fritchey, pp. 74-81
                                        13. Revolution de Luxe. A story by Charles Yale Harrison, pp. 82-85
                                        14. Aqua Pura in Old New York by Grace Adams and Edward Hutter, pp. 86-91
                                        15. Where Living Costs Little by Larry Nixon, pp. 92-99
                                        16. Daughter of the Confederacy by Craddock Goins, pp. 100-103
                                        17. Americana, pp. 104-106
                                        18. Down To Earth by Alan Devoe, pp. 107-110
                                        19. Poetry by Dorothy M. Richardson, p. 111
                                        20. II. Vernal Equinox by Robert Philip Hillier, p. 111
                                        21. III. Answer by Glenn Ward Dresbach, p. 112
                                        22. [+]
                                          Negro Novel and White Reviewers by Burton Rascoe, pp. 113-116 - 2 Reviews
                                          1. Native Son by Richard A. Wright
                                          2. The Strange Lives of One Man by Ely Culbertson
                                        23. [+]
                                          The Check List, p. 117 - 9 Reviews
                                          1. The Conversation by Conrad Aiken
                                          2. This Land Is Ours by Louis Zara
                                          3. Bethel Merriday by Sinclair Lewis
                                          4. Wild Geese Calling by Stewart Edward White
                                          5. Follow the Drinking Gourd by Frances O.J. Gaither
                                          6. Scattergood Baines Returns by Clarence Budington Kelland
                                          7. Mr. Skeffington by Elizabeth von Arnim
                                          8. The Twenty-Fifth Hour by Herbert Best
                                          9. 221 B: Studies in Sherlock Holmes~~Two Hundred Twenty-One B: Studies in Sherlock Holmes by Vincent Starrett
                                        24. [+]
                                          Non-Fiction What Has Happened to Europe?, by Geoffrey T. G..., pp. 118-119 - 9 Reviews
                                          1. What Has Happened to Europe? by Geoffrey T. Garratt
                                          2. Family Crisis by Sherlock Bronson Gass
                                          3. The Guillotine at Work by G.P. Maximoff
                                          4. Stalin: Czar of All the Russians by Eugene Lyons
                                          5. Stalin's Kampf by M.R. Werner and Joseph Stalin
                                          6. Three Portraits: Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin by Emil Ludwig
                                          7. Twelve Against Alcohol by Herbert Ludwig Nossen
                                          8. The Story of Art by Regina Shoolman and Charles Slatkin
                                          9. Beyond the Clinical Frontiers by Edward A. Strecker
                                        25. Open Forum, pp. 120-125
                                        26. Contributors, pp. 126-130
                                      6. [+]
                                        June 1940 Issue = 27 Articles
                                        1. Recorded Music, pp. 132-134
                                        2. Thomas E. Dewey, Self-Made Myth by Benjamin Stolberg, pp. 135-147
                                        3. I Quit the Ministry by Grant V.R. Lawrence, pp. 148-154
                                        4. Tsars and Kaisers Were Liberals by Max Nomad, pp. 155-161
                                        5. Teachers in Wartime by Lucille B. Milner and Groff Conklin, pp. 162-167
                                        6. Corruption, Boston Style by Joseph F. Dinneen, pp. 168-175
                                        7. Hungary's Amazing Horthy by Emil Lengyel, pp. 176-183
                                        8. Public Administration as a Career by Lowell Brentano, pp. 184-190
                                        9. I. Requiem by Leona Ames Hill, pp. 191-193
                                        10. Japan's Mandate Islands by Linton Wells, pp. 194-197
                                        11. Lunacy Marches On!, pp. 198-199
                                        12. The Little Man in Henry Ford's Basement, Part II by John McCarten, pp. 200-208
                                        13. Snail Pie, A Story by James Still, pp. 209-213
                                        14. II. After the Blossoming by Eva Willes Wangsgaard, p. 214
                                        15. Life on the Daily Worker by Howard Rushmore, pp. 215-221
                                        16. The 3X Murders by Jack G. Mauder, pp. 222-227
                                        17. III. Prophetic Dream by Clifford Gessler, p. 228
                                        18. Imported Cheese-Made in the U.S.A. by Edith M. Stern, pp. 229-232
                                        19. IV. Side-Hill Farm by Frances Frost, p. 233
                                        20. State Of The Union by Eugene Lyons, pp. 234-236
                                        21. Americana, pp. 237-238
                                        22. Down To Earth by Alan Devoe, pp. 239-242
                                        23. [+]
                                          Faulkner's New York Critics by Burton Rascoe, pp. 243-246 - 1 Review
                                          1. The Hamlet by William Faulkner
                                        24. [+]
                                          Check List, pp. 247-248 - 9 Reviews
                                          1. Failure of a Mission by Sir Nevile Henderson
                                          2. Down to Earth by Alan Devoe
                                          3. A Liberal in Wartime by Walter Nelles and Lewis Gannett
                                          4. One Who Was Valiant by Clarissa Young Spencer and Mabel Harmer
                                          5. This Fascinating Oil Business by Max W. Ball
                                          6. As Long as the Grass Shall Grow by Oliver La Farge
                                          7. Outdoor Cooking by Cora Brown, Rose Brown, and Bob Brown
                                          8. The Sun Never Sets by Malcolm Muggeridge
                                          9. Science Front, 1939 by F. Sherwood Taylor
                                        25. [+]
                                          Fiction As a Driven Leaf, by Milton Steinberg, p. 249 - 3 Reviews
                                          1. As a Driven Leaf by Milton Steinberg
                                          2. My Hey Day by Princess Tulip Murphy and Virginia Faulkner
                                          3. High Sierra by W.R. Burnett
                                        26. Open Forum, pp. 250-252
                                        27. Contributors, pp. 253-258
                                      7. [+]
                                        July 1940 Issue = 27 Articles
                                        1. It Needn't Happen Here by Herbert Hoover, pp. 263-270
                                        2. A Forgotten Independence Day by Bunker Blaise, pp. 271-275
                                        3. The End of Small Nations by H.N. Brailsford, pp. 276-284
                                        4. Candidates Out of Chaos by Ulric Bell, pp. 285-293
                                        5. The Myth of Jewish Unity by J.H. Pollack, pp. 294-299
                                        6. You Can Have a Forest Camp by Larry Nixon, pp. 300-305
                                        7. Key Pittman by Joseph H. Baird, pp. 306-313
                                        8. Bach Conquers America by Paul Rosenfeld, pp. 314-321
                                        9. Lunacy Marches On!, pp. 322-323
                                        10. Housing Holdup by Karl Detzer, pp. 324-328
                                        11. Poems About the War by Fulgence Wormhole, p. 329
                                        12. II. Crow Time by John Gould Fletcher, p. 330
                                        13. III. Aubade: 1940 by Charles Edward Eaton, p. 331
                                        14. IV. Boys in the Corn by Hortense Landauer Sanger, p. 332
                                        15. Allergy Is Where You Find It by Harry F. Swartz, M.D., pp. 333-340
                                        16. A Deal in Bulls, A Story by Phillips Russell, pp. 341-348
                                        17. Mexico Under Cardenas by Nathaniel Weyl, pp. 349-353
                                        18. Glass Magic by J.D. Ratcliff, pp. 354-358
                                        19. The State Of The Union by Eugene Lyons, pp. 359-362
                                        20. Americana, pp. 363-364
                                        21. Down To Earth by Alan Devoe, pp. 365-368
                                        22. Regional Literature by Burton Rascoe, pp. 369-370
                                        23. [+]
                                          Check List, p. 371 - 4 Reviews
                                          1. Before Lunch by Angela Thirkell
                                          2. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
                                          3. An Ozark Anthology by Vance Randolph
                                          4. Aftergrowth, and Other Stories by Hayyim Nahman Bialik
                                        24. [+]
                                          Non-Fiction Lillian Russell, by Parker Morell, pp. 372-373 - 8 Reviews
                                          1. Lillian Russell by Parker Morell
                                          2. Empress of the Dusk by John W. Vandercook
                                          3. This War by Thomas Mann
                                          4. The Life of a Painter by John Lavery
                                          5. The Confessions of an Individualist by William Henry Chamberlin
                                          6. This Is on Me by Katharine Brush
                                          7. A Federation for Western Europe by W. Ivor Jennings
                                          8. Picture of Health by James Clarke
                                        25. Open Forum, pp. 374-377
                                        26. Contributors, pp. 378-379
                                        27. Recorded Music, pp. 380-386
                                      8. [+]
                                        August 1940 Issue = 26 Articles
                                        1. Hitler's Blueprint for a Slave World by Eugene Lyons, pp. 391-400
                                        2. The Hollyhock Sowers by Thomas Wolfe, pp. 401-405
                                        3. Hard Facts on Air Power by Major Alexander P. de Seversky, pp. 406-414
                                        4. Laundry Tag Detective by Stanley Ross, pp. 415-420
                                        5. Manhattan Midden by James Alexander Black, p. 421
                                        6. Our Stake in the British Empire by James Truslow Adams, pp. 422-427
                                        7. Revelation by Mary N.S. Whiteley, p. 428
                                        8. Mumbo Jumbo in Education by B.G. Portwell, pp. 429-432
                                        9. Houses from the Factory by Karl Detzer, pp. 433-439
                                        10. Seduction and the Law by Anthony M. Turano, pp. 440-445
                                        11. Lunacy Marches On!, pp. 446-449
                                        12. Major Engagement in Paris, A Story by Kay Boyle, pp. 450-456
                                        13. The Fate of the Near East by Edward J. Bing, pp. 457-462
                                        14. The Men Who Write Our Plays by Philip Rahv, pp. 463-469
                                        15. The Klan Kicks Up Again by Theodore Irwin, pp. 470-476
                                        16. Daladier by William Henry Chamberlin, pp. 477-483
                                        17. State Of The Union by Eugene Lyons, pp. 484-488
                                        18. Americana, pp. 489-490
                                        19. Down To Earth by Alan Devoe, pp. 491-494
                                        20. [+]
                                          Neglected Books by Burton Rascoe, pp. 495-498 - 8 Reviews
                                          1. Hamlet Had an Uncle by James Branch Cabell
                                          2. Sun and Storm by Unto Seppanen
                                          3. River of Earth by James Still
                                          4. The Last Hunt by Maurice Genevoix
                                          5. We Pointed Them North by E.C. Abbott and Helena Huntington Smith
                                          6. O Canaan! by Waters E. Turpin
                                          7. The Dust Within the Rock by Frank Waters
                                          8. Jubal Troop by Paul I. Wellman
                                        21. [+]
                                          Check List, p. 499 - 4 Reviews
                                          1. Celibate at Twilight by John Mosher
                                          2. Ask Me Tomorrow by James Gould Cozzens
                                          3. Doctor Dogbody's Leg by James Norman Hall
                                          4. Quietly My Captain Waits by Evelyn Eaton
                                        22. [+]
                                          Non-Fiction Why Europe Fights, by Walter Millis, pp. 499-500 - 9 Reviews
                                          1. Why Europe Fights by Walter Millis
                                          2. The Strategy of Terror by Edmond Taylor
                                          3. Nemesis? by Douglas Reed
                                          4. The Successful Error by Rudolf Allers
                                          5. Brother, Here's a Man by Kim Beattie
                                          6. The Feminine Fifties by Fred Lewis Pattee
                                          7. The Art of Modern Warfare by Hermann Foertsch
                                          8. The Lyric Psalter by Harry H. Mayer
                                          9. On the Trail of the Eight-Pointed Cross by Elizabeth Wheeler Schermerhorn
                                        23. Open Forum, pp. 501-503
                                        24. Contributors, p. 504
                                        25. Index, pp. 505-507
                                        26. Recorded Music, pp. 508-514
                                      9. [+]
                                        September 1940 Issue = 23 Articles
                                        1. We Can Stop Japan by Robert Aura Smith, pp. 7-14
                                        2. So Much We Did Not Bring by John Russell McCarthy, p. 15
                                        3. Accent on Sin by Anonymous, pp. 16-23
                                        4. Shakespeare Was an Irishman by T.F. Healy, pp. 24-32
                                        5. Beware the Superpatriots by George Creel, pp. 33-41
                                        6. Cupid Rides the Rails by Clifford Funkhouser and Lyman Anson, pp. 42-45
                                        7. Nocturne by Louis Stoddard, p. 46
                                        8. Braska Comes Through, A Story by Jesse Stuart, pp. 47-53
                                        9. Crown Princes to the Dictators, pp. 54-65
                                        10. An American Tries Tokyo's Jails by J.P. McEvoy, pp. 66-72
                                        11. Father Divine's Rebel Angel by Claude Mckay, pp. 73-80
                                        12. Hitler and American Business, An Editorial by Eugene Lyons, p. 81
                                        13. Our Economic Defense Lines by Clark Foreman, pp. 82-90
                                        14. Lunacy Marches On!, p. 91
                                        15. Escape to the Bahamas by Mortimer H. Cobb, pp. 92-99
                                        16. Slot Machine King by Samuel Lubell, pp. 100-105
                                        17. Americana, pp. 106-107
                                        18. Down To Earth by Alan Devoe, pp. 108-111
                                        19. [+]
                                          A Handful of Novels by Burton Rascoe, pp. 112-116 - 5 Reviews
                                          1. The House of Lee by Gertrude Atherton
                                          2. The Underground Stream by Albert Maltz
                                          3. The Death of Lord Haw Haw by Brett Rutledge
                                          4. Inquest by Percival Wilde
                                          5. Too Big by Morris L. Ernst
                                        20. [+]
                                          The Check List, pp. 117-119 - 11 Reviews
                                          1. Guns of the Frontier by William MacLeod Raine
                                          2. The Circling Year by Frederic F. Van de Water
                                          3. Lassie Come Home by Eric Knight
                                          4. Twenty Years' Armistice, 1918-1938 by William A. Orton
                                          5. The Man Versus the State by Herbert Spencer and Truxtun Beale
                                          6. Defense for America by William Allen White
                                          7. The Negro in Virginia (#38)
                                          8. White Water and Black Magic by Richard C. Gill
                                          9. Health is Wealth by Paul de Kruif
                                          10. You Be the Judge by Ernest R. Mortenson
                                          11. Richard Halliburton: His Story of His Life's Adventure by Richard Halliburton
                                        21. Open Forum, pp. 120-122
                                        22. Contributors, p. 123
                                        23. Recorded Music, pp. 124-130
                                      10. [+]
                                        October 1940 Issue = 29 Articles
                                        1. Stalin's American Merchant Marine by Charles Yale Harrison, pp. 135-144
                                        2. Why I Don't Go To Church by Channing Pollock, pp. 145-149
                                        3. An Irishman Discovered America by T.F. Healy, pp. 150-154
                                        4. How Murder Inc. Trains Killers by Joseph Freeman, pp. 155-163
                                        5. Trujillo, Caribbean Dictator by Alfred H. Sinks, pp. 164-170
                                        6. I. Equal to the Rock by Charles Edward Eaton, p. 171
                                        7. The Jukes Take Over Swing by Barry Ulanov, pp. 172-177
                                        8. A Half-Jew Speaks by Anonymous, pp. 178-182
                                        9. Raphael's Apples by Robert P. Tristram Coffin, p. 183
                                        10. Death in Harlem, A Story by Louis Paul, pp. 184-193
                                        11. A Psychiatrist Indicts Education by C.C. Burlingame, M.D., pp. 194-201
                                        12. II. Garden of War by Charles G. Crellin, p. 202
                                        13. Horatio Alger Was No Hero by Stewart H. Holbrook, pp. 203-208
                                        14. III. Moon Over Europe by Ralph Friedrich, p. 209
                                        15. Lunacy Marches On!, pp. 210-211
                                        16. Pork Disease, A National Menace by Thomas C. Desmond, pp. 212-216
                                        17. This Cellophane Age by Isabel Lundberg, pp. 217-221
                                        18. IV. Boy in a Coal Car by Glenn Ward Dresbach, p. 222
                                        19. The War Horse Returns by Major Robert Ginsburgh, pp. 223-228
                                        20. The State of the Union by Eugene Lyons, pp. 229-231
                                        21. Americana, pp. 232-234
                                        22. Down To Earth by Alan Devoe, pp. 235-238
                                        23. [+]
                                          Brahmins, Vampires and Shantyboaters by Burton Rascoe, pp. 239-244 - 4 Reviews
                                          1. Who's Who in America, 1940 by A.N. Marquis
                                          2. New England: Indian Summer, 1865-1915 by Van Wyck Brooks
                                          3. Big River to Cross by Ben Lucien Burman
                                          4. Witchcraft by William Seabrook
                                        24. [+]
                                          Check List, p. 245 - 4 Reviews
                                          1. A Man Named Grant by Helen Todd
                                          2. The Bridge: My Own Story by Ernest Poole
                                          3. The Big Sea: An Autobiography by Langston Hughes
                                          4. Girl Rebel by Ping-Ying Hsieh
                                        25. [+]
                                          Fiction The Ox-Bow Incident, by Walter Van Tilburg Clark, p. 246 - 3 Reviews
                                          1. The Ox-Bow Incident by Walter Van Tilburg Clark
                                          2. Weevil in the Cotton by Samuel Milton Elam
                                          3. But Who Wakes the Bugler? by Peter De Vries
                                        26. [+]
                                          Miscellaneous Where Are the Customers' Yachts?, by Fred Schw..., pp. 246-247 - 9 Reviews
                                          1. Where Are the Customers' Yachts? by Fred Schwed, Jr.
                                          2. Idle Money, Idle Men by Stuart Chase
                                          3. They Wanted War by Otto D. Tolischus
                                          4. Democracy and the Third Term by Fred Rodell
                                          5. What's Democracy to You? by Joseph Gollomb
                                          6. An Introduction to Public Opinion by Harwood L. Childs
                                          7. Mobilizing Civilian America by Harold J. Tobin and Percy W. Bidwell
                                          8. Behind the Scenes of Murder by Joseph Catton, M.D.
                                          9. Masters of the Drama by John Gassner
                                        27. Open Forum, pp. 248-251
                                        28. Contributors, pp. 252-253
                                        29. Recorded Music, pp. 254-258
                                      11. [+]
                                        November 1940 Issue = 26 Articles
                                        1. The Coming Peace by William Henry Chamberlin, pp. 263-272
                                        2. What Every Freshman Should Know by Roger W. Holmes, pp. 273-280
                                        3. Petrillo by Geoffrey Parsons, Jr. and Robert M. Yoder, pp. 281-287
                                        4. The Language of Flowers, A Story by Laurence Housman, pp. 288-293
                                        5. I. New England Equinox by Frances Frost, p. 294
                                        6. The Legend of American Invincibility by Willard K. Smith, pp. 295-302
                                        7. The Theatre by George Jean Nathan, pp. 303-307
                                        8. II. Full Moon by Whitfield Cook, p. 308
                                        9. Orchidaceous Lucius Beebe by John Richmond, pp. 309-317
                                        10. Intellectual Fallacies, pp. 318-321
                                        11. Japan's Leading Anti-American by Upton Close, pp. 322-327
                                        12. III. Bat Chimney by Glenn Ward Dresbach, p. 328
                                        13. Parade of the Peddlers by Della T. Lutes, pp. 329-334
                                        14. My Brother, Sigmund Freud by Anna Freud Bernays, pp. 335-342
                                        15. Now in our Time, Poems by David Morton, p. 343
                                        16. The Revolt of the Ghosts by Eugene Lyons, pp. 344-350
                                        17. Intolerance Is a Form of Insanity by Louis Berg, M.D., pp. 351-357
                                        18. The State Of The Union by Eugene Lyons, pp. 358-362
                                        19. Americana, pp. 363-364
                                        20. Down To Earth by Alan Devoe, pp. 365-368
                                        21. [+]
                                          The Tough-Muscle Boys of Literature by Burton Rascoe, pp. 369-373 - 1 Review
                                          1. The Irresponsibles by Archibald MacLeish
                                        22. [+]
                                          Check List, pp. 374-375 - 10 Reviews
                                          1. The Dream We Lost by Freda Utley
                                          2. Europe in the Spring by Clare Boothe
                                          3. Our Future in Asia by Robert Aura Smith
                                          4. Audubon's America by Donald Culross Peattie and Audubon
                                          5. The Great Hatred by Maurice Samuel
                                          6. Books Alive by Vincent Starrett
                                          7. Broadway in Review by John Mason Brown
                                          8. The Dynamics of War and Revolution by Lawrence Dennis
                                          9. Horses I Have Known by Will James
                                          10. The Triumph of American Capitalism by Louis M. Hacker
                                        23. [+]
                                          Fiction Dago Red, by John Fante, p. 376 - 3 Reviews
                                          1. Dago Red by John Fante
                                          2. Heaven's Dooryard by Marguerite McIntire
                                          3. Babes in the Darkling Wood by H.G. Wells
                                        24. Open Forum, pp. 377-380
                                        25. Contributors, pp. 381-382
                                        26. Recorded Music, pp. 383-386
                                      12. [+]
                                        December 1940 Issue = 27 Articles
                                        1. War-Shortcut to Fascism by William Henry Chamberlin, pp. 391-400
                                        2. The War Is Worth Fighting by Herbert Agar, pp. 401-402
                                        3. A Bum's Guide to Los Angeles by Tom Griswold, pp. 403-412
                                        4. I. Passion by Walter de la Mare, p. 413
                                        5. Facing the Philippine Facts by Robert Aura Smith, pp. 414-421
                                        6. Unheralded Hoosier Poet by DeForest O'Dell, pp. 422-426
                                        7. The Only Way England Can Win by Fritz Sternberg, pp. 427-433
                                        8. Ely Culbertson, Shy Egomaniac by John Richmond, pp. 434-441
                                        9. Muskrats for Relief by Jerome Beatty, pp. 442-446
                                        10. London Bridge Is Falling Down by Charles G. Crellin, pp. 447-449
                                        11. College Tutoring Racket by Irving Burton, pp. 450-455
                                        12. II. End of the Year by Helen A. Craig, p. 456
                                        13. Little Luke Short by Stewart H. Holbrook, pp. 457-459
                                        14. Round Trip, A Story by Whitfield Cook, pp. 460-467
                                        15. In Defense of Stepmothers by Helen Augur, pp. 468-473
                                        16. The Coney Island Pirates by Harland Manchester, pp. 474-479
                                        17. III. Dwelling Place by Garland B. Fisher, p. 480
                                        18. The Theatre by George Jean Nathan, pp. 481-486
                                        19. Americana, pp. 487-488
                                        20. Down To Earth by Alan Devoe, pp. 489-492
                                        21. [+]
                                          Wolfe, Farrell and Hemingway by Burton Rascoe, pp. 493-498 - 3 Reviews
                                          1. For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
                                          2. You Can't Go Home Again by Thomas Wolfe
                                          3. Father and Son by James T. Farrell
                                        22. [+]
                                          The Check List, p. 499 - 4 Reviews
                                          1. If It Prove Fair Weather by Isabel Paterson
                                          2. Give Me Liberty by John Erskine
                                          3. The Ill-Made Knight by T.H. White
                                          4. Such is the Kingdom by Thomas Sugrue
                                        23. [+]
                                          Non-Fiction Yankee Reporter, by S. Burton Heath, pp. 499-501 - 14 Reviews
                                          1. Yankee Reporter by S. Burton Heath
                                          2. Harbor of the Sun by Max Miller
                                          3. A Colored Woman in a White World by Mary Church Terrell
                                          4. My Name is Million by W.S. Kuniczak
                                          5. Pistols at Ten Paces by William Oliver Stevens
                                          6. Marxism: Is It Science? by Max Eastman
                                          7. Let There Be Sculpture by Jacob Epstein
                                          8. I Saw France Fall: Will She Rise Again? by Rene de Chambrun
                                          9. Battle Shield of the Republic by Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
                                          10. A Treasury of the World's Great Letters, from Ancient Days to Our Own Time by M. Lincoln Schuster
                                          11. Eye Witness
                                          12. Wings at My Window by Ada Clapham Govan
                                          13. The Second War of Independence by William S. Schlamm
                                          14. How Dear to My Heart by Mary Margaret McBride
                                        24. Open Forum, pp. 502-504
                                        25. Contributors, p. 505
                                        26. Index, pp. 506-509
                                        27. Recorded Music, pp. 510-514
                                    2. [+]
                                      Issues of 1941 = 12 Issues, 310 Articles
                                      1. [+]
                                        Issues of 1942 = 12 Issues, 271 Articles
                                        1. [+]
                                          Issues of 1943 = 12 Issues, 280 Articles
                                          1. [+]
                                            Issues of 1944 = 12 Issues, 300 Articles
                                            1. [+]
                                              Issues of 1945 = 12 Issues, 296 Articles
                                              1. [+]
                                                Issues of 1946 = 12 Issues, 318 Articles
                                                1. [+]
                                                  Issues of 1947 = 12 Issues, 376 Articles
                                                  1. [+]
                                                    Issues of 1948 = 12 Issues, 366 Articles
                                                    1. [+]
                                                      Issues of 1949 = 12 Issues, 346 Articles
                                                    2. [+]
                                                      Issues of the 1950s = 10 Years, 117 Issues, 3,611 Articles
                                                      1. [+]
                                                        Issues of 1950 = 12 Issues, 324 Articles
                                                        1. [+]
                                                          Issues of 1951 = 12 Issues, 208 Articles
                                                          1. [+]
                                                            Issues of 1952 = 12 Issues, 213 Articles
                                                            1. [+]
                                                              Issues of 1953 = 11 Issues, 325 Articles
                                                              1. [+]
                                                                Issues of 1954 = 12 Issues, 479 Articles
                                                                1. [+]
                                                                  Issues of 1955 = 12 Issues, 494 Articles
                                                                  1. [+]
                                                                    Issues of 1956 = 10 Issues, 357 Articles
                                                                    1. [+]
                                                                      Issues of 1957 = 12 Issues, 394 Articles
                                                                      1. [+]
                                                                        Issues of 1958 = 12 Issues, 364 Articles
                                                                        1. [+]
                                                                          Issues of 1959 = 12 Issues, 453 Articles
                                                                        2. [+]
                                                                          Issues of the 1960s = 1 Year, 12 Issues, 439 Articles
                                                                          1. [+]
                                                                            Issues of 1960 = 12 Issues, 439 Articles