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Luce, [Ann] Clare (nee Boothe)

Born: 1903 AD
Died: 1987 AD, at 84 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Diplomat, Playwrights


US diplomat, dramatist, journalist, and politician


wrote plays "The Women" 1936, "Kiss the Boys Goodbye" 1938, "Margin for Error" 1939


Representative from Connecticut 1943-1947


US ambassador to Italy 1953-1956


wife of Henry Luce 1935


Page last updated: 3:41am, 25th Jul '06

  • "No good deed goes unpunished."
  • "Censorship, like charity, should begin at home, but unlike charity, it should end there."
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  • "You see few people here in America who really care very much about living a Christian life in a democratic world."