Newsweek Vol. CXXIII, No. 26

  • Image for Newsweek Vol. CXXIII, No. 26
  • Image for Newsweek Vol. CXXIII, No. 26
  • Image for Newsweek Vol. CXXIII, No. 26
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Published by
Newsweek, Inc., American, founded 1933
Subject of
Simpson, O. J., American, born 1947
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (closed): 10 1/2 × 8 in. (26.7 × 20.3 cm)
H x W (open): 10 1/2 × 15 7/8 in. (26.7 × 40.3 cm)
Type
magazines (periodicals)
Place made
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
June 27, 1994
Description
An issue of Newsweek, Vol. CXXIII, No. 26. The front cover features a mugshot of OJ Simpson. Simpson is depicted staring in to the camera and is shown wearing a white shirt and dark jacket. In front of his chest is the prison number from the Los Angeles Police Department. Red type over the image reads: [TRAIL OF / BLOOD]. Black type along top edge of front cover reads: [HEALTH CARE: Who's Afraid / of 'Rationing"? / GAYS: / Tony Kushner / on Stonewall 25]. A barcode is featured in the bottom right corner of the cover. The interior consists of sixty-two pages. The back cover of the magazine features and advertisement for Absolut vodka.
Topic
African American
Athletes
Football
Law
Mass media
United States--History--1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2017.3
Restrictions & Rights
© 1994 Newsweek, Inc. Permission required for use.
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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