The Press: Chip & Block

Like his famed humorist father, Will Rogers Jr., 40, has tried his hand at many things. The year his father died, he gave up polo playing and, at 23, bought the Beverly Hills weekly Citizen. He turned it into a fat (20-42 pages), successful, community semiweekly, whose four editions now have more than 40,000 readers. He was elected to Congress, and during World War II, quit politics to become an artillery officer. Last year he tried his hand at the movies, played his father in The Story of Will Rogers.

Last week Publisher Rogers announced that, after 18 years, he was finally...

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