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Began in 1933 as the weekly newspaper “United States News”, changed to a magazine format as of the January 5, 1940 issue.

“World Report” Magazine begun on May 23, 1946.

Combined as “U.S. News & World Report” as of the January 16, 1948 issue.

 

(Below as “U.S. News”)

 

Issue Date:

Cover/Issue Description:

Condition:

Price

January 19, 1940

Senator Harrison

Good, dampstain

$12.50

January 26, 1940

Minority Leader Martin

Good

$15.00

 

Same

Good, dampstain

$12.50

February 2, 1940

Senator Glass

Not Available

NA

February 9, 1940

Senator Vandenberg

Good, dampstain

$12.50

February 16, 1940

Robert Jackson

Good, dampstain

$12.50

February 23, 1940

Sumner Welles

Good

$12.50

 

Same

Good, dampstain

$10.00

March 8, 1940

Cordell Hull

Good, dampstain

$12.50

March 22, 1940

Henry A Wallace

Good

$12.50

March 29, 1940

J. Edgar Hoover

Good, light stain

$12.50

April 12, 1940

Tommy Corcoran

Good

$12.50

April 26, 1940

Admiral Stark

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same

Good

$12.50

May 3, 1940

Col. Harrington – WPA Chief

Good

$12.50

 

Same

Good, stain

$10.00

May 10, 1940

Senator O’ Mahoney

G/VG

$15.00

May 17, 1940

Bernard Baruch

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same

Good

$12.50

August 2, 1940

Representative Daughton

Good

$12.50

October 25, 1940

Dr. Clarence Dykstra – Director of Conscription

Good

$12.50

November 1, 1940

John L. Lewis

Good, dampstain, loose covers

$10.00

November 8, 1940

General George C. Marshall

Good

$12.50

 

Same

Good, dampstain

$10.00

November 15, 1940

Donald Nelson

Good, dampstain

$12.50

November 22, 1940

Senator George

Good

$12.50

 

Same

Good, dampstain

$10.00

November 29, 1940

Dr. Harry A. Millis

Good, dampstain

$12.50

December 6, 1940

Stephen Early

Good

$12.50

 

Same

Good, dampstain

$10.00

December 13, 1940

Ambassador Leahy (Admiral)

Good

$12.50

 

Same

Good, dampstain

$10.00

December 20, 1940

Eleanor Roosevelt and Relief Problems

Good, dampstain

$12.50

December 27, 1940

Secretary Morgenthau

Good, dampstain

$12.50

 

January 3, 1941

House Majority Leader McCormack

Fair/Good, dampstain, split

$7.50

January 10, 1941

John Nance Garner

Good

$12.50

 

Same

Good, dampstain

$10.00

January 17, 1941

Harry Hopkins

Good, dampstain

$12.50

January 24, 1941

FDR – 3rd Inaugural

Fair/Good, soiled cvr

$10.00

January 31, 1941

George J Mead – Aviation Expert Extraordinary

Good

$12.50

February 7, 1941

Lauchlin Currie

Good, dampstain

$12.50

February 14, 1941

Representative Vinson

Good, dampstain

$12.50

February 21, 1941

Representative Vinson

Good

$12.50

 

Same

Good, dampstain

$10.00

February 28, 1941

Senator Austin

Good

$12.50

 

Same

Good, dampstain, loose back cover

$10.00

March 7, 1941

W. Averell Harriman

Good

$12.50

 

Same

Good, dampstain

$10.00

March 14, 1941

Guy T. Helvering: World’s Biggest Tax Collector

Good

$12.50

 

Same

Good, dampstain

$10.00

March 21, 1941

Secretary Frances Perkins

Good, dampstain

$12.50

March 28, 1941

John R Steelman – No. 1 Conciliator

Good

$12.50

 

Same

Good, dampstain

$10.00

April 4, 1941

Navy Secretary Knox

Good

$12.50

 

Same

Good, dampstain

$10.00

April 18, 1941

Chairman May of House Military Affairs Comm.

Not Available

NA

 

Same

Good, dampstain

$10.00

April 25, 1941

C. J. Guthridge

Good, dampstain

$12.50

May 2, 1941

General Wesson

Good, dampstain

$12.50

May 16, 1941

William H. Davis

Good, dampstain

$12.50

May 23, 1941

Mr. Justice Frankfurter

Good, dampstain

$12.50

May 30, 1941

Edw. R. Stettinius

Good, dampstain

$12.50

June 6, 1941

Philip Murray

Good, dampstain

$12.50

June 13, 1941

Secretary Ickes

Good, dampstain

$12.50

June 20, 1941

John G. Winant

Good, dampstain

$12.50

July 4, 1941

Ambassador Steinhardt

Good, dampstain

$12.50

July 11, 1941

Harold D. Smith

Good, dampstain

$12.50

July 18, 1941

Why The U. S. Took Iceland

Good, dampstain

$12.50

July 25, 1941

Col. Donovan

Good, dampstain

$12.50

August 1, 1941

Rear Admiral Towers

Good, dampstain

$12.50

August 8, 1941

Drive For Scrap Aluminum

Good, dampstain

$12.50

August 15, 1941

Harry Hopkins

Good, dampstain

$12.50

August 22, 1941

Roosevelt-Churchill: Inside Story of Meeting

Not Available

NA

August 29, 1941

Marriner Eccles

Good, dampstain

$12.50

September 5, 1941

Frederick H. Osborn

Good, dampstain

$12.50

September 12, 1941

Artemus L. Gates

Not Available

NA

September 19, 1941

Francis Biddle

Not Available

NA

September 26, 1941

The New Method of Warfare

Not Available

NA

October 3, 1941

Bernard Baruch & Leon Henderson

Good, dampstain

$12.50

October 10, 1941

Secretary Morgenthau

Good, dampstain

$12.50

October 24, 1941

Jesse H. Jones of the RFC

G/VG

$15.00

 

Same

Good, dampstain

$12.50

October 31, 1941

Joseph Clark Grew – Ambassador to Japan

Good, dampstain

$12.50

November 7, 1941

Archibald MacLeish

Good, dampstain

$12.50

November 14, 1941

Secretary Stimson

Good

$12.50

 

Same

Good, dampstain

$10.00

November 21, 1941

William R Batt: He Saw Russian Industry

Good

$12.50

 

Same

Good, dampstain

$10.00

November 28, 1941

Admiral Kimmel

Good, dampstain

$15.00

December 5, 1941

Representative Norton

Good

$12.50

December 12, 1941

Representative Steagall

Good, dampstain

$12.50

December 19, 1941

General MacArthur

Good, dampstain

$15.00

December 26, 1941

A Christmas Record Set By Retail

Good, dampstain

$12.50

 

January 2, 1942

Churchill-Roosevelt: Unity of Command

Good, dampstain

$10.00

January 9, 1942

Maxim Litvinov: The Soviet Strategy

Good, dampstain

$10.00

January 16, 1942

Alexander Loudon

Good, dampstain

$10.00

February 6, 1942

Justice Roberts

Good, dampstain

$10.00

March 6, 1942

Bryon Price

Good, dampstain

$10.00

September 11, 1942

Why Japan Can’t Win

Good, dampstain

$10.00

August 6, 1943

Maurice Karker – How Much Profit in War?

Not Available

NA

August 13, 1943

General Eisenhower – First Rome, Then Berlin

G/VG

$17.50

 

Same

Good

$15.00

August 20, 1943

Admiral Land – Our Merchant Marine in Postwar World

Good

$12.50

October 1, 1943

Representative Fulbright – Toward Postwar Collaboration

Good

$12.50

December 10, 1943

New Turn in War – Concerted Action on All Fronts in Global Drive

G/VG

$12.50

 

September 8, 1943 Special Publication

The United States At War – Official Report by Gen. George C. Marshall – covers July 1, 1941 to June 30, 1943, 50 Pages

Good, stained

$17.50

1943 Special Publication

Prelude to Infamy – Official Report on the Final Phase of U. S.-Japanese Relations Oct. 17 to Dec.7, 1941, 48 pages

Good

$20.00

 

March 10, 1944

Senator White – Acting Republican Leader

Not Available

NA

March 17, 1944

General Stilwell – Inside Story of Burma Front

Good

$12.50

April 21, 1944

Governor Dewey – Next Step In Draft

Good, dampstain

$10.00

May 5, 1944

Charles E Wilson – WPB’s Role in Winning the War

G/VG

$12.50

May 19, 1944

Senator McCarran – Inquiry Into Civil Rights

G/VG

$12.50

May 26, 1944

General Lee – Invasion Role of Airborne Troops

G/VG

$15.00

June 2, 1944

General Mark Clark – On the March in Italy

Not Available

NA

June 16, 1944

General Dwight D. Eisenhower – The Invasion Climax (D-Day)

Not Available

NA

June 30, 1944

Generall Hansell – Strategy of the Super-Fortress

G/VG

$15.00

July 14, 1944

Admiral Mischer – Commander of Task Force 58

G/VG

$15.00

July 28, 1944

General Vandegrift – Commandant of US Marines

G/VG

$20.00

November 10, 1944

Admiral Kinkaid – Outsmarted, Outfought the Enemy

Not Available

NA

November 24, 1944

Vice-President-Elect Truman

G/VG

$20.00

December 1, 1944

General Simpson, Commander US Ninth Army

G/VG

$15.00

December 8, 1944

Secretary of State Stettinius – The Job Ahead

Not Available

NA

December 15, 1944

General Frederick H. Osborn – Army’s Educational Chief

G/VG

$15.00

December 22, 1944

Harry Hopkins – Influential Advisor to the President

G/VG

$15.00

December 29, 1944

American Troops at Prayer in Overseas Chapel. Effect of Nazi Push

G/VG

$17.50

 

January 4, 1944

Air War Official Report, 32 pages

G/VG

$20.00

1944 Special Publication

Our Navy At War, covers Combat Operations Up To March 1, 1944 – Admiral Ernest J. King, 56 pages

G/VG

$20.00

 

Same

Good, dampstain

$17.50

 

January 5, 1945

Senator Reed – Chairman, War Investigating Committee

G/VG

$15.00

January 12, 1945

General Surles – Army’s Chief of Public Relations

G/VG

$15.00

February 9, 1945

Rep. May & General Hershey Confer on Man-Power Crisis

G/VG

$15.00

February 16, 1945

Guy Gillette – Custodian of Surplus Property

G/VG

$15.00

February 23, 1945

General Wedemeyer – US Commander in China

G/VG

$15.00

March 23, 1945

William H. Davis – Nation’s Economic Stabilizer

G/VG

$15.00

March 30, 1945

Admiral Leahy – Liaison Between President and Armed Forces

G/VG

$15.00

April 6, 1945

John L. Collyer – New Chief of Rubber Program

G/VG

$15.00

April 13, 1945

Isador Lubin – The New Mission to Moscow

G/VG

$15.00

May 4, 1945

Kenneth McKellar – President Pro Tempore of the Senate

G/VG

$15.00

May 18, 1945

And Now For Japan – Joint Chiefs of Staff

Good

$15.00

May 25, 1945

Charles G. Ross – White House Press Secretary

G/VG

$15.00

June 1, 1945

Harold E. Stassen – US Delegate at San Francisco

G/VG

$15.00

June 8, 1945

Clinton P. Anderson – New Sec’t. of Agriculture

G/VG

$15.00

June 15, 1945

Tom C. Clark – New Attorney General

G/VG

$15.00

June 29, 1945

Lewis B. Schwellenbach – New Sec’t. of Labor

G/VG

$15.00

July 13, 1945

James F. Byrnes – New Secretary of State

G/VG

$15.00

September 1, 1945

Extra Number – Full Text Of The Official Reports Concerning The Attacks On Pearl Harbor

G/VG

$45.00

 

Same

Good

$35.00

October 26, 1945

Edwin H. Pauley – The Problem of Reparations

G/VG

$12.50

November 2, 1945

Spruille Braden – New Assistant Sec’t. of State

G/VG

$12.50

 

1945 SPECIAL Publication

U.S. Navy at War” – 2nd Official Report by Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King. Covers 3/1/1944 to 3/1/1945. 48 pages, no ads – 3 copies

Good

$20.00

1945 Special Publication

Addresses and Statements of Harry S. Truman – A Topical Record from January, 1935 to April, 1945

Good, stain

$20.00

 

March 8, 1946

Admiral Blandy: A True Test of Atomic Power (Bikini Island)

Good, edge stain

$12.50

April 5, 1946

Senator George: Are We Taxing Ambition?

G/VG

$12.50

May 31, 1946

General Vandegrift: No More Marines?

G/VG

$12.50

June 7, 1946

Senator Pepper: Leader of the Labor Bloc

G/VG

$12.50

June 14, 1946

Senator La Follette: A Streamlined Congress?

G/VG

$12.50

June 21, 1946

Robert H. Jackson – Supreme Court Feud

G/VG

$12.50

June 28, 1946

Myron C. Taylor

G/VG

$12.50

July 19, 1946

Rep. Brent Spence: Laws Affecting Business

G/VG

$12.50

July 26, 1946

Harold E. Stassen – Looking Toward 1948

G/VG

$12.50

 

Same

Good, dampstain

$10.00

August 2, 1946

Theodore P. Wright: Safety in the Air

G/VG

$12.50

August 16, 1946

Treasury Secretary Snyder

Good, dampstain

$10.00

October 11, 1946

Decontroller Thompson

Not Available

NA

October 18, 1946

Colin F. Stam

Good, dampstain

$10.00

October 25, 1946

Republican Chairman Reece

Good, dampstain

$10.00

November 1, 1946

J. Edgar Hoover – Check on Communists

Good, dampstain

$12.50

November 8, 1946

Representative Joseph W. Martin

Good, dampstain

$10.00

November 15, 1946

Governor Dewey

Good, dampstain

$10.00

November 22, 1946

Senator Vandenberg

Good, dampstain

$10.00

November 29, 1946

Representative Harold Knutson

Good, dampstain

$10.00

December 6, 1946

Secretary Julius A. Krug

Good, dampstain

$10.00

December 13, 1946

Senator Joseph Ball

Good, dampstain

$10.00

December 20, 1946

Clark Clifford

Good, dampstain

$10.00

 

March 7, 1947

The Supreme Court: Why the Justices Don’t Agree

Not Available

NA

May 16, 1947

Senator Aiken

Good

$10.00

June 13, 1947

Senator Smith – The Quest For Scientific Brains

G/VG

$12.50

July 4, 1947

Senator Taft

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

July 18, 1947

Anti-Radical Congress: How Long – Representative Vorys

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

July 25, 1947

NLRB Chairman Herzog – New Rights for the Worker

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

August 8, 1947

Charles Bohlen - On State Dept. “Strategy Team”

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

August 15, 1947

Senator Brewster - Post-Mortem on Price of War

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

August 29, 1947

Representative Herter - Surveying Europe’s Needs

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

September 5, 1947

Secretary of Defense Forrestal - New Pattern for Security

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

September 12, 1947

Trust-Buster Sonnett – Leading the Campaign

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

September 19, 1947

Senator Vandenberg – Test for Bipartisan Foreign Policy

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

September 26, 1947

Truman vs. Eisenhower in 1948?

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

October 3, 1947

Senator Flanders – Advice for Businessmen

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

October 10, 1947

FRB Chairmen Eccles – Dangers in Bank Credit

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

October 17, 1947

John W. Snyder – President’s “Eyes” on Europe

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

October 24, 1947

Charles Luckman – How to Save Grain

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

October 31, 1947

James Byrnes – Inside View of Our Diplomacy

 

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

November 7, 1947

GOP Leader Halleck – Battle Ahead in Congress

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

November 14, 1947

Party Chairman McGrath – The Democrats’ Plans for 1948

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

November 21, 1947

Speaker Martin – Congress Gets Back to Work

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

November 28, 1947

Admiral Denfeld – Navy’s New Chief

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50


(Now “U.S. News & World Report”)

 

January 23, 1948

Lewis Douglas – Top Man for the Marshall Plan?

Not Available

NA

January 30, 1948

Generalissimo Franco – New Ally for the US?

Not Available

NA

February 20, 1948

Secretary Anderson – Farm Surpluses Again?

Not Available

NA

March 5, 1948

British Envoy Franks – Planning Recovery for Europe

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

March 12, 1948

Czechoslovakia’s Benes – His 10 Years, Up, Down

Good

$10.00

 

Same

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

March 19, 1948

The Marshall-Vandenberg Plan for World Aid

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

March 26, 1948

Where US Aid Dollars Are Going

Good

$10.00

 

Same

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

April 2, 1948

Combat Planes in Readiness

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

April 9, 1948

Decline in Buying Power of the Dollar

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

April 16, 1948

Voting Strength Italy’s Communists Can Expect

Not Available

NA

April 23, 1948

Higher Cost of a Soldier for US Taxpayers

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

April 30, 1948

The President’s Balcony – Before & After

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

May 7, 1948

3 Years of Ups and Downs for Mr. Truman

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

May 14, 1948

Russia Spends More for Arms Than US Out of National Income

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

May 21, 1948

Lieut. General Walter Bedell Smith – US Ambassador to Russia

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

May 28, 1948

The Next President of the United States – Which One of the Six?

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

June 4, 1948

Who Controls the Oil of the Middle East?

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

June 11, 1948

Primary System Covers Less Than Half the Votes in Conventions

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

August 13, 1948

Stalin – What Is Russia’s Next Move?

Not Available

NA

September 10, 1948

Farm Issues in the Campaign (Dewey & Warren cover)

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

October 1, 1948

Russia’s Andrei Vishinsky

Good

$10.00

 

January 21, 1949

Truman Inaugural – cover of Harry S Truman and Albin Barkley

G/VG

$15.00

November 18, 1949

850 A-Bombs by 1952

G/VG

$12.50

 

Same

Good

$10.00

November 25, 1949

Interview with Attorney General McGrath

Good

$10.00

December 9, 1949

Malenkov: Stalin’s Successor?

G/VG

$12.50

December 16, 1949

Britain’s Battle for Survival – Sir Stafford Cripps

Not Available

NA

December 23, 1949

Russia: World’s Biggest Submarine Navy

G/VG

$12.50

 

Same

Good

$10.00

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