The American Century

Chrysler Building in New York City, 1932

Henry Luce’s American Century (Music)

  I often begin a talk or lecture about American Century Music with a quick survey of the audience: "With a show of hands, how many of you are familiar with the phrase, The American Century?" Occasionally one or two hands sheepishly go up, but more customary is a collection of blank looks, impish grins and expectant eyebrows. With my audiences primarily consisting of college-educated … [Read More...]