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 popular magazines Time, Fortune, and Life between 1923 and 1960.
2010 | 392 pages | Cloth $55.00
American History / Library Science and Publishing
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Table of Contents
Introduction: Intellectuals in Mass Culture America
Chapter One: On the Road to Time Inc.
Chapter Two: Giving the People the Truth the Time Inc. Way
Chapter Three: The Search for a "Radical Capitalism" at Fortune Magazine
Chapter Four: Intellectuals Visible and Invisible
Chapter Five: The Intellectual as Insider at Time Inc.
Chapter Six: Journalism and Politics at Time Magazine
Chapter Seven: Interstitial Intellectuals and the Liberal Consensus
Epilogue: Intellectuals in Their American Century and in Ours
Archival Sources and Abbreviations