The midas of comedy

Egan, J.; Rosellini, L.
May 1991
U.S. News & World Report;5/6/91, Vol. 110 Issue 17, p65
Profiles Bob Hope, 87, whose remarkable career has taken him to the pinnacle of vaudeville, Broadway, radio, movies and television. Discusses the nasty controversy over land he owns in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, part of thousands of acres of land he purchased years ago. Selling the state wilderness land in exchange for 59 acres of federal parkland; Twin, and conflicting, drives create adoration and enmity.


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