Can George Cross An Ocean?

Since its strategy is to spawn magazines it can clone worldwide, it's curious that French publisher Hachette Filipacchi Presse would bankroll George. This glitzy new bimonthly on the inner thoughts and personal lifestyles of U.S. politicians seems as American as a Martha's Vineyard clambake. Moreover, many experts doubt the George concept can work even in the U.S. Founder John F. Kennedy Jr. saw his idea rejected by several American publishers before he turned to France's largest magazine group last summer.

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