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Intellectuals incorporated : politics, art, and ideas inside Henry Luce's media empire

Author: Robert Vanderlan
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2010.
Series: Politics and culture in modern America.
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Publishing tycoon Henry Luce famously championed many conservative causes, and his views as a capitalist and cold warrior were reflected in his glossy publications. Republican Luce aimed squarely for the Middle American masses, yet his magazines attracted intellectually and politically ambitious minds who were moved by the democratic aspirations of the New Deal and the left. Much of the best work of intellectuals
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Henry Robinson Luce; Henry Robinson Luce; Henry Robinson Luce
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Vanderlan
ISBN: 9780812242713 0812242718
OCLC Number: 551718261
Description: 372 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : intellectuals in mass culture America --
On the road to Time Inc. --
Giving the people the truth the Time Inc. way --
The search for a "radical capitalism" at Fortune magazine --
Intellectuals visible and invisible --
The intellectual as insider at Time Inc. --
Journalism and politics at Time magazine --
Interstitial intellectuals and the liberal consensus --
Epilogue : intellectuals in their American century and in ours.
Series Title: Politics and culture in modern America.
Responsibility: Robert Vanderlan.

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The story of the liberal and radical minds-including James Agee, Archibald MacLeish, Dwight Macdonald, Daniel Bell, John Hersey, and Walker Evans-who worked for conservative Henry Luce and his  Read more...

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