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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 & World Report”)

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

Good, dampstain

$12.50

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

Good

$12.50

Same

Good, dampstain

$10.00

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

Good, soiled cvr

$12.50

Same

Good, dampstain

$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

Good, dampstain

$12/50

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

Good, dampstain

$12.50

September 19, 1941

Francis Biddle

Good, dampstain

$12.50

September 26, 1941

The New Method of Warfare

Good, dampstain

$12.50

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

$17.50

Same

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

 

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

G/VG

$25.00

 

March 10, 1944

Senator White – Acting Republican Leader

G/VG

$12.50

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

 

1944 Special Publication

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

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

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 – 2 copies

Good

$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

Good, dampstain

$10.00

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?

Good

$10.00

February 20, 1948

Secretary Anderson – Farm Surpluses Again?

G/VG

$12.50

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

Fair/Good, edge stain

$7.50

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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