A History: To See And Know Everything

Henry R. Luce had an insatiable curiosity, with the drive and ambition to match

Through most of an eventful and extraordinarily successful life, Henry Luce--the co-founder of TIME and its undisputed leader for nearly 40 years--was not a wholly contented man. He was unsuccessful in his marriages; intermittently estranged from members of his family; frequently dismayed by the directions in which his nation, and the world, were moving. But what most concerned him was the gap he always saw between his own actions and the high purposes against which he measured them. He achieved great power, wealth and fame, and he was by any measure one of the most influential figures in the nation. But...

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