My secret in selling the Saturday Evening Post
from the reporter's notebook
Last updated 1/4/2023 at 9:56am
When I was a kid, I sold the Saturday Evening Post.
Post officials would come to town and round up a bunch of us kids, and we would go door to door to sell the post.
It sold for a nickel.
I think it was a national effort to raise the circulation so they could charge more for advertising. Think of it, kids all across America selling the Post.
Representatives of the Post would come into town and...