Oklahoma's favorite son, Will Rogers, wore many hats. As one of the world's great celebrities of the 1920s and 1930s, he was a cowboy, comedian, humorist, vaudeville entertainer, actor, social commentator, and journalist. Will was a syndicated columnist from 1922 to his death in 1935. With his daily column, WILL ROGERS SAYS; he had a knack for showing the ridiculous side of current events. he exaggerated the facts each week to the amusement of 40-million readers, one third of the nation's people. His 4,000 articles included topics of big business, the wealthy, and the poor. He saved his greatest jabs for politicians.