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Henry R. Luce

Business (3-Apr-1898 — 28-Feb-1967)


James L. Baughman. Henry R. Luce and the Rise of the American News Media. JHU Press. 2001. 296pp.

Thomas Griffith. Harry and Teddy: Lord Henry R. Luce and His Favorite Reporter, Theodore H. White. New York: Random House. 1995. 340pp.

Robert E. Herzstein. Henry R. Luce: A Political Portrait of the Man Who Created the American Century. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1994. 521pp.

Robert Edwin Herzstein. Henry R. Luce, Time, and the American Crusade in Asia. Cambridge University Press. 2005. 346pp.

John Kobler. Henry Luce: His Time, Life and Fortune. New York: Doubleday. 1968. 286pp.

Ralph G. Martin. Henry & Clare: An Intimate Portrait of the Luces. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1991. 463pp.

Patricia Neils. China Images in the Life and Times of Henry Luce. Rowman & Littlefield. 1990. 326pp.

W. A. Swanberg. Luce and His Empire. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1972. 529pp.


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  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.714)

  8. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.460)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.431)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.923)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.654)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.619)

  13. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.200)

  14. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.457)

  15. Movers & Shakers: The 100 Most Influential Figures in Modern Business (pp.246-49)

  16. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.311)

  17. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, pp.210-12)

  18. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.496)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.55)

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