“ East Asia and Henry Luce´s “AmericanCentury”” 1999(23:2) pp.
From Luce’sexceptional background grew his strong convictions in the power of the word,the importance of the dissemination of American moral values, democracy andcapitalism.
“The American Century”quoted in Hogan, Michael J.
Luce`s ideals sprang from an unbridled faith in American ideology, while Disneybelieved people would pay if he wouldprovide a better world for them, no matter how intangible.
According to this non-reviewing review, American immigration history and contemporary policy were central to my concerns, though he noted in passing that the subtitle (“A World View”) suggests that my “focus is broader than the United States.” The fact that there were fourteen other countries covered in the book might also have suggested that—if he had read the book, though there was not a speck of evidence that he had. It so happens that contemporary American immigration policy was a subject that the reviewer had written about before—and apparently wanted to write about again, even if that meant making up a fictitious account of the book that he was supposedly reviewing.
Henry Luce, the son of Henry ..
An article written by Walter Lippman, author and statesman, called “TheAmerican Destiny”, which was published on June 5, 1939, had preceded it.“Luce uttered a plea, both timely yet fraughtwith future peril, that the United States should abandon isolationism andembrace imperialism.
Henry Luce, entitled “The American Century.” ..
Swanberg,one of Luce´s biographers, senses that his relentless effort to battleisolationism in the press was based on his dedication to “a world mission forwhich he felt himself uniquely equipped, gripped by an American patriotism thatwas religious in its origin and intensity.”Luce put forth a relentless effort to realise his world mission, and wasstrengthened in his effort because he firmly believed to have God on his side.
Henry Luce: The Master of a Changing Media ..
In this essay I will try toexplain why the enormous media apparatus of Henry R Luce was unable to produceimages that would influence public opinion and move American foreign policy inChina in the direction he desired.
His famous 1941 essay in Life, “The American Century ..
Even for a magazine, the case for house style is seldom compelling. Where a magazine has a very distinctive style, as Time magazine did back in the days when founder Henry Luce was running it, then a house style made sense, because that was what readers expected when they bought the magazine. However, the old Time magazine style—speaking Lucely, as it were—was highly exceptional, even in its day. For most magazines, house style is just an arbitrary set of local fetishes that matter to no one but those insiders petty enough to care.
Henry Luce & His Time - Commentary Magazine
When spring semester had passed, the Yale ROTC wasshipped of to Camp Jackson, South Carolina, where Luce and Hadden developed theidea for magazine as Luce andHadden found out how poorly informed the American troops were.