TITLE

A last laugh for Punch magazine?

PUB. DATE
April 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;4/6/92, Vol. 112 Issue 13, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that `Punch' magazine, Britain's oldest magazine, announced last week that, barring an infusion of funds, the issue of April 8 will be its last. What the past was like for the 150-year-old journal of satire; Such contributors to the journal include P.G. Wodehouse and A.A. Milne; The money the magazine lost; Number of subscribers.
ACCESSION #
9204062154

 

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