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Clare Boothe Luce: Italy, 1953–1956

Philip Nash

in Breaking Protocol: America's First Female Ambassadors, 1933-1964

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178394
eISBN:
9780813178387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178394.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The ambassadorship of Clare Boothe Luce (Italy, 1953–1956) is the focus of this chapter. Editor, playwright, journalist, congresswoman, and, later, pundit, Luce was one of the most accomplished ... More


The American Century of Henry R. Luce

Stephen J. Whitfield

in Americanism: New Perspectives on the History of an Ideal

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830109
eISBN:
9781469602332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869710_kazin.7
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines Henry R. Luce's 1941 editorial that heralded the start of an “American Century” and argues that the vision expressed by the publisher was remarkably liberal in its time and has ... More


Henry R. Luce and the Security Ethos

William O. Walker III

in The Rise and Decline of the American Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726132
eISBN:
9781501726149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726132.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The introduction shows how Henry R. Luce in his 1941 essay, “The American Century,” gave concrete form to the security ethos: the belief that, for its own safety, the United States should provide ... More


The Rise and Decline of the American Century

William O. III Walker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726132
eISBN:
9781501726149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726132.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book discusses how U.S. officials, influenced by publisher Henry R. Luce in an essay in Life magazine in 1941, strove to create an American Century at the close of World War II, and beyond. The ... More


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