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Will Rogers

Comic, Columnist, Radio Personality (04-Nov-1879 — 15-Aug-1935)


Donald Day. Will Rogers. New York: David McKay Co.. 1962. 370pp.

Ray Robinson. American Original: A Life of Will Rogers. New York: Oxford University Press. 1996.

Betty Rogers. Will Rogers: His Wife's Story. University of Oklahoma Press. 1980. 312pp.

Will Rogers. The Autobiography of Will Rogers. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1949. 410pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.949)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.605)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1257)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.889)

  11. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1205)

  12. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.480)

  13. Twentieth Century Authors (p.1190)

  14. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.395)

  15. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.648)

  16. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.348)

  17. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.750)

  18. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.879)

  19. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.623)

  20. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.882)

  21. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.4, pp.263-65)

  22. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.353)

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