W. A. Swanberg

William Andrew Swanberg was an American biographer known for his detailed and well-researched works on prominent historical figures. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography in 1973 for his book 'Lucretia Mott'.


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  1. 1. Luce and His Empire

    "Luce and His Empire" is a biography that provides a comprehensive look into the life of a media mogul who founded a major weekly news magazine. The book delves into his personal life, his business strategies, and his influence on American journalism. The narrative also explores the mogul's conservative political views and his belief in the United States' role as a global leader, shedding light on how these perspectives shaped the content and tone of his media empire.

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