Year: 1996 Source: Proceedings of The Pavese Society, Newsletter, v.7, (1996), p.32-38 SIEC No: 19960055

This article profiles the childhood of Clare Boothe Luce, her relationships, marriages, & accomplishments as a mangaing editor, congresswoman, playwright, USA Ambassador, & patron of the arts. She died of natural causes at the age of 84. During her marriage to Henry Luce, founder of the “Time,” Clare made at least three suicide attempts, each of which were associated with Henry’s request for a divorce as he had fallen in love with someone else. Each time, Henry & Clare reconciled.