It's a delight to be reminded that political humor without meanness of spirit is not only possible, but indeed is a great American tradition. Politicians and all who labor with them will relish this biography of Will Rogers but so will those who enjoy show biz tidbits and vaudeville history. - New York Times
Rogers was a true American icon. His newspaper column was read daily by 40 million people, and as radio entertainer, lecturer, movie star, and hmespun sage, he was one of our most popular entertainers.