A report on Henry Luce

Luce Memorial Chapel at Tunghai University in Taiwan

American magazine magnate who founded Time, Life,Fortune, and Sports Illustrated magazine.

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Time (magazine)

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American news magazine and news website published and based in New York City.

American news magazine and news website published and based in New York City.

Cover of the first issue of Time (March 3, 1923), featuring U.S. Speaker Joseph G. Cannon
Time red X covers: from left to right, Adolf Hitler, Saddam Hussein, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, and Osama bin Laden

It was first published in New York City on March 3, 1923, and for many years it was run by its influential co-founder, Henry Luce.

Life (magazine)

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American magazine published weekly from 1883 to 1972, as an intermittent "special" until 1978, and as a monthly from 1978 until 2000.

American magazine published weekly from 1883 to 1972, as an intermittent "special" until 1978, and as a monthly from 1978 until 2000.

Cover art, January 27, 1910, illustration by Coles Phillips in original Life magazine
Cover of issue for January 24, 1924
1922 cover, The Flapper by F. X. Leyendecker
19 West 31st Street
Cover of the September 13, 1948, issue of Life with Marshal Josip Broz Tito
Henri Huet's photograph of Thomas Cole featured on the cover of Life, February 11, 1966
A subscription offer from LIFE 1970, the US price was then 19 issues for $2.55

In 1936, Time publisher Henry Luce bought Life, only wanting its title: he greatly re-made the publication.

Fortune (magazine)

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American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City.

American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City.

The publication was founded by Henry Luce in 1929.

Hadden in 1928

Briton Hadden

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Hadden in 1928

Briton Hadden (February 18, 1898 – February 27, 1929) was the co-founder of Time magazine with his Yale classmate Henry Luce.

Sports Illustrated

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American sports magazine owned by Authentic Brands Group, and was first published in August 1954.

American sports magazine owned by Authentic Brands Group, and was first published in August 1954.

Mark Ford, President of the Sports Illustrated Group in 2010
Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Century Muhammad Ali

It was then that Time patriarch Henry Luce began considering whether his company should attempt to fill that gap.

Time Inc.

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Time Inc. was an American worldwide mass media corporation founded on November 28, 1922, by Henry Luce and Briton Hadden and based in New York City.

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Yale University

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Private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.

Private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.

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Official seal used by the college and the university
Charter creating the Collegiate School, which became Yale College, October 9, 1701
A Front View of Yale-College and the College Chapel, printed by Daniel Bowen in 1786
Coat of arms of the family of Elihu Yale, after whom the university was named in 1718
Connecticut Hall, oldest building on the Yale campus, built between 1750 and 1753
First diploma awarded by Yale College, granted to Nathaniel Chauncey in 1702
Old Brick Row in 1807
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Woolsey Hall c. 1905
Richard Rummell's 1906 watercolor of the Yale campus facing north
Yale Law School, located in the Sterling Law Building
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Statue of Nathan Hale in front of Connecticut Hall
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Harkness Tower
Yale University's Sterling Memorial Library, as seen from Maya Lin's sculpture, Women's Table. The sculpture records the number of women enrolled at Yale over its history; female undergraduates were not admitted until 1969.
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The Yale Bowl, the college football stadium located near Yale University
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Economist and Nobel Prize laureate Paul Krugman graduated from Yale summa cum laude in 1974.
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Jonathan Edwards College courtyard
Branford College courtyard
Saybrook College's Killingworth Courtyard
Hopper College courtyard
Berkeley College buildings
Trumbull College courtyard
Davenport College courtyard
Pierson College courtyard
Silliman College courtyard
Timothy Dwight College courtyard
Morse College courtyard
Ezra Stiles College courtyard
Benjamin Franklin College courtyard
Pauli Murray College courtyard

In business, Yale has had numerous alumni and former students go on to become founders of influential business, like William Boeing (Boeing, United Airlines), Briton Hadden and Henry Luce (Time Magazine), Stephen A. Schwarzman (Blackstone Group), Frederick W. Smith (FedEx), Juan Trippe (Pan Am), Harold Stanley (Morgan Stanley), Bing Gordon (Electronic Arts), and Ben Silbermann (Pinterest).

Post–Spanish–American War map of "Greater America"

American Century

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Characterization of the period since the middle of the 20th century as being largely dominated by the United States in political, economic, and cultural terms.

Characterization of the period since the middle of the 20th century as being largely dominated by the United States in political, economic, and cultural terms.

Post–Spanish–American War map of "Greater America"
Map of United States at furthest extent
Countries with United States military bases, as of 2016.
Flag of The United States of America

The term was coined by Time publisher Henry Luce to describe what he thought the role of the United States would be and should be during the 20th century.

T. S. Matthews

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American magazine editor, journalist, and writer.

American magazine editor, journalist, and writer.

) Finally, he succeeded Time co-founder Henry Luce as the magazine's editor, serving in that position from 1949 to 1953.

Whittaker Chambers in 1948

Whittaker Chambers

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American writer-editor, who, after early years as a Communist Party member (1925) and Soviet spy (1932–1938), defected from the Soviet underground (1938), worked for Time magazine (1939–1948), and then testified about the Ware group in what became the Hiss case for perjury (1949–1950), often referred to as the trial of the century, all described in his 1952 memoir Witness.

American writer-editor, who, after early years as a Communist Party member (1925) and Soviet spy (1932–1938), defected from the Soviet underground (1938), worked for Time magazine (1939–1948), and then testified about the Ware group in what became the Hiss case for perjury (1949–1950), often referred to as the trial of the century, all described in his 1952 memoir Witness.

Whittaker Chambers in 1948
Hartley Hall at Columbia University, where Chambers boarded in the 1920s
Juliet Stuart Poyntz (circa 1918), whose disappearance spurred Chambers to defect
Adolf A. Berle (circa 1965): Member of the FDR administration who took Chambers's 1939 report. Initially enthusiastic, later downplayed the report.
Henry Luce and Clare Boothe Luce (circa 1954) valued Chambers' writing at Time magazine.
Alger Hiss (1948) denied Chambers's allegations but was convicted of perjury.
Harry S. Truman (center) with Joseph Stalin (left) and Winston Churchill (right) in 1945. Truman called Chambers's allegations a "red herring."
The trials against Hiss took place at the Foley Square Courthouse (now Thurgood Marshall Courthouse) in New York City (here, 2009)
right: William F. Buckley Jr., left: L. Brent Bozell Jr. Buckley in 1954 first asked Chambers to endorse their book on Joseph McCarthy.
Chambers received the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously from President Ronald Reagan in 1984
Chambers translated Bambi, a Life in the Woods from its original German (Bambi: Eine Lebensgeschichte aus dem Walde)

Time founder Henry Luce, who grew up in China and was a personal friend of Chiang and his wife, Soong Mei-ling, came down squarely on the side of Chambers to the point that White complained that his stories were being censored and even suppressed in their entirety, and he left Time shortly after the war as a result.