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Time Capsule: Promising a 'Hard War but a Happy Peace,' Clare Boothe Luce Declares for Congress

Time Capsule: Promising a ‘Hard War but a Happy Peace,’ Clare Boothe Luce Declares for Congress

In one of the most fascinating congressional races in the country that autumn, wealthy playwright Clare Boothe Luce, the glamorous wife of TIME, Life and Fortune founder and publisher Henry R. Luce, announced her candidacy for the Republican nomination for the U.S. House from Connecticut’s fourth congressional district during this week in 1942. Considered one [...]