The Saturday Evening Post.

This bimonthly American magazine was published from 1897 to 1971 capturing current events, editorials, human interest, poetry, humor and other stories/illustrations. The Post was known for its timely illustrations and original fictitious works, most notably the illustrations by Norman Rockwell and stories by William Faulkner and Agatha Christie.

In 1969, The Post along with Curtis Publication Co. lost a landmark “slander” suit after claiming Georgia head football coach, Wally Butts and Alabama head coach Bear Bryant conspired to “fix” games. Each coach was awarded $1.8 million, leading to the decline of the iconic magazine.

Advertisements


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s