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Author White, Richard D. (Richard Downing), 1945-

Title Will Rogers : a political life / Richard D. White, Jr

Publ Info Lubbock : Texas Tech University Press, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  PN2287.R74 W45 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  PN2287.R74 W45 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xxvii, 347 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-329) and index
Contents Introduction: a voice of political stability -- A funny man turns serious -- Battling suffragettes and bootleggers -- A political critic emerges -- Rooting out political corruption -- Nobody knows anything about Russia -- The Mayor of Beverly Hills -- The nation's number-one air passenger -- This country is bigger than Wall Street -- The dark humor of depression -- Journey to the brink of war -- No longer an impartial observer -- The opening act for Franklin Roosevelt -- Circling the globe again -- and again -- Postscript: setting of the midnight sun
LC subject Rogers, Will, 1879-1935
Rogers, Will, 1879-1935 -- Political activity
Entertainers -- United States -- Biography
Humorists, American -- Biography
ISBN 0896726762 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780896726765 (hardcover : alk. paper)