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The First TIME

TIME's very first issue (cover date: March 3, 1923), reviewed by film critic Richard Corliss

To Our Readers: Dec. 8, 1997

It is a tribute that the co-founder of this magazine would have relished. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of his birth next year, Henry R. Luce will be...

BOOKS: A WOMAN OF MEANS: CLARE BOOTHE LUCE

She may be only one of history's footnotes now, but in her heyday Clare Boothe Luce was, after Eleanor Roosevelt, the most talked-about woman in America. She...

BOOKS: WHEN HARRY LUCE MET TEDDY WHITE

It was a few months before Pearl Harbor, and Henry R. Luce, the 43-year-old founder and editor of TIME, wanted to pay a visit to his hometown of Tengchow, China...

Editors: Last Testament

"I, Henry R. Luce, of New York, New York, declare this to be my last will and testament." As with the will of any successful man, the 22-page document filed in...

Books: The Middle Years

THE WORLD OF TIME INC., THE INTIMATE HISTORY OF A PUBLISHING ENTERPRISE 1941-1960 by ROBERT T. ELSON 505 pages. Atheneum. $10. Three years before his death in...

THE ADMINISTRATION: The Compromised Mission

Not since the late Senator Joe McCarthy's virulent attack on Brigadier General Ralph Zwicker* had the nation witnessed such a bitter and protracted personal...

Books: H. R. L

LUCE: HIS TIME, LIFE, AND FORTUNE by John Kobler. 296 pages. Doubleday. $4.95. Published a year after Henry R. Luce's death, this volume is billed as his first...

National Affairs: Assignment: Rome

President Eisenhower last week announced that he will nominate Connecticut's former Congresswoman Clare Boothe Luce as U.S. Ambassador to Italy. She will be...

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