Liberty Magazine was an American magazine that was launched in 1924 by McCormick-Patterson, the publisher until 1931. It was a general-interest magazine that covered various topics, including politics, culture, society, and the arts. The magazine was known for its high-quality writing, stylish design, and an impressive roster of contributors, which included many of the most prominent writers and thinkers of the time.
Liberty also featured fiction, poetry, and cartoons. It was one of the first magazines to publish works by rising young writers, such as F. Scott Fitzgerald, who became one of the most famous writers of the 20th century.
Liberty was popular with a wide range of readers, from intellectuals and artists to ordinary people who were looking for a good read. It was known for its liberal political views, which reflected the views of its publisher, McCormick-Patterson, who was a prominent progressive advocate for social justice.
The magazine continued to be published until the early 1970s when it was acquired by another publisher and became part of a more giant media conglomerate. Despite changes in ownership and direction, Liberty remained an essential part of American cultural life for many decades, and its legacy continues to influence magazine publishing today.