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Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Clare Boothe Luce

Clare Booth Luce, 1944

American author, politician, ambassador and public conservative figure Clare Boothe Luce was born on this day, March 10, in 1903. According to Wikipedia, politically, Luce was a leading conservative in later life and was well known for her anti-communism.

In her youth, she briefly aligned herself with the liberalism of President Franklin Roosevelt as a protégé of Bernard Baruch, but later became an outspoken critic of Roosevelt. Read more.

Boothe Luce was the wife of Henry Luce, publisher of Time, Life, Fortune, and Sports Illustrated.