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Midday News Links: The Reader Turns 40

By Chuck Sudo in News on Oct 14, 2011 5:40PM


  • The Reader turns 40. [Reader]

  • Michael Miner reflects on the paper's history and his own time there. [Reader]

  • Read all 16 pages of the Reader's first issue. [Reader, PDF]

  • Neil Tesser revisits his 1973 interview with Von Freeman. [Reader]

  • They update their 2006 story on chefs' family trees. [Reader]

  • Former theater critic Tom Boeker looks back at his time at the paper. [Reader]

  • Ron Reason shares some lessons to learn from the paper's recent redesign. [Reader]