Henry Luce


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Henry Luce

An American publisher and businessman (1898-1967). Among other things, he founded TIME and Fortune magazines. He was also active in the anti-communist movement in the mid-20th century.
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Henry Luce's intellectual curiosity provided the impetus behind the Commission on Freedom of the Press.
After publishing the first issue of Sports Illustrated, Henry Luce wrote Wolff, asking her to offer a critique.
As an example, the attendees heard the oft-repeated but never tiresome story of the launch of Fortune magazine by Time magazine founder Henry Luce in 1930, four months after the 1929 crash of the stock market.
And it would be faithful to the vision that founders Henry Luce and Britt Hadden had for Time: pulling together all the biggest news stories in one place, telling them with emphasis on the people who made them happen, and placing them in the larger context of history.
I remember years later he was in Taiwan for Time, and he had a visit from Henry Luce, who was an ardent, fanatical supporter of Chiang Kai-shek and opponent of the Chinese Communists.
Henry Luce famously coined the phrase in a 1941 issue of Life.
In February 1941, Henry Luce announced the arrival of the hegemonic "American Century" in the pages of Life magazine.
Why is it that so many die copies?"), and the renewed optimism of Apollinaire's avant-gardesque attitude, where "even if nothing is new under the sun the new spirit does not refrain from discovering new profundities in all this that is not new under the sun." As my late friend Hank (Henry Luce III) once wrote in a blurb for the Rail soon after I met him in May 2002: "Years ago the most famous newspaper in Brooklyn was the Brooklyn Eagle.
The Henry Luce era of the American century is today a memory, if that, and having lost its identity in the 1960 s, Time still somehow resists its disappearance into a digitalized haze.
I once interpreted an interview with Rashid Effendi with Henry Luce of Time Life, but I wrote about this interview once, and will not repeat it here.
TIME magazine was created in 1923 by Briton Hadden and Henry Luce, making it the first weekly news magazine in the United States.TIME is now the world's largest weekly news magazine, and has a domestic audience of 20 million and a global audience of 25 million.
(4) Alan Brinkley, The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century (New York, 2010), 84-87.