Clare Boothe Luce Biography

Playwright, Diplomat, Journalist (1903–1987)
Clare Boothe Luce was a socialite who satirized New York society, wrote plays, worked as a war correspondent for Life, and served as an ambassador to Italy.


After publishing her sketches satirizing New York Society, Clare Boothe Luce married the publisher of Time magazine in 1935 . From 1939 to 1940, she worked as a war correspondent. She served as a member of the House of Representatives and ambassador to Italy, was a public supporter of Barry Goldwater, and served on the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board in the 1970s and 1980s.

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