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The Reader is officially 40 this week; pick up the print edition for a look at the very first issue from 1971, annotated by former contributors like Jonathan Rosenbaum and Neil Tesser. Ron Reason shares some lessons to learn from the paper's evolution and recent redesign.

 
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