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A Vision of Empire: Henry Luce And Time Life’s America

Henry R. Luce and the Rise of the American News Media

by JAMES L. BAUGHMAN He stood just over six-feet tall, had pale blue eyes and, in his early forties, receding sandy-colored hair, just starting to gray. Although he chain-smoked cigarettes, he rarely drank or ate to excess. Such moderation combined with an overabundance of nervous energy kept him trim. Aside from a habitual seriousness of […]

A Vision of Empire: Henry Luce And Time Life’s America

Filmmaker Interview – Stephen Stept

American Masters Online presents an interview with “Luce” producer, writer, and director Stephen Stept. Q: What was the genesis of this project? Stephen Stept: The idea of doing an American Masters on Henry Luce came from Susan Lacy, the series creator and executive producer. Susan and I had been talking about doing a project together […]

A Vision of Empire: Henry Luce And Time Life’s America

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