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Clare Boothe Luce

Dr. Darla Shaw portrays Miss Luce, a Ridgefield resident in the 1940s through 1960s who wore many hats in her lifetime.

In this episode, Dr. Darla Shaw portrays child actress, playwright, international correspondent, CT Congresswoman, ambassador, artist, philanthropist, and women’s rights activist Clare Boothe Luce.  She lived in a huge mansion with her husband Henry Luce on Great Hill Road in Ridgefield.


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