Henry Luce and Time-Life's America: A Vision of Empire (#1705)
AMERICAN MASTERS tells the story of Henry Luce, who co-founded Time, Inc. in 1923 and presided over the company through the 1960s, making an indelible mark on publishing. Visual icons from the archives of Time, Inc. and its unparalleled collection of 20th-century photographs and news footage, along with readings from Time, Inc.'s groundbreaking essays and firsthand accounts from those who knew Luce best, provide insight into his life, work and influence on America. [86 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Series Description: AMERICAN MASTERS is an ongoing series of award-winning primetime specials examining the lives, works, and creative processes of our most outstanding cultural artists. Created in 1984 by Susan Lacy and produced by Thirteen/WNET for national public television, the series is both a celebration and an exploration of creativity in America. Consisting of more than 250 hours of programming to date, AMERICAN MASTERS is a growing film library documenting the role important individuals, groups, and movements have played in the formation of our cultural identity.
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