Henry R. Luce: a political portrait of the man who created the American century

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C. Scribner's Sons, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 521 pages
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Drawing on Luce's personal papers and interviews with his family and associates, Herzstein illuminates the founder of Time in a way no other biographer has ever done. Included are accounts of Luce's relationships with key political and literary figures of his time, among them FDR, Chiang Kai-shek, J. Edgar Hoover, Churchill, JFK, and John Hersey. Photos.

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Herzstein (history, Univ. of South Carolina) has written a fair-minded biography of Luce, the man who founded Time, Life , and Fortune. "I am biased in favor of God, the Republican Party, and free ... Read full review


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Robert E. Herzstein is a Carolina Distinguished Professor of History at the University of South Carolina where he teaches. He is the author of numerous books including Henry R. Luce: A Political Portrait of the Man Who Created the American Century, Waldheim: The Missing Years, Roosevelt & Hitler: Prelude to War, Adolf Hitler and the German Trauma, and The Nazis (Time-Life Books). Professor Herzstein is also the author of numerous scholarly articles and the recipient of various awards and grants.

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