Richard Zoglin, Author Of ‘Hope’ : NPR Fresh Air

Hope was a comedy trailblazer, but in his twilight years he alienated young audiences with his political views. "He had, unfortunately, stuck around too long," says Hope biographer Richard Zoglin.

http://www.npr.org/2014/11/24/366137941/the-rise-and-fall-of-comedian-bob-hope