Writings of Mark Twain

Guests examined the history of post-Civil War Reconstruction, the Gilded Age, and race relations through the writings of Mark… read more

Guests examined the history of post-Civil War Reconstruction, the Gilded Age, and race relations through the writings of Mark Twain. Ms. Fishkin is the author of Lighting Out for the Territory. The guests also responded to audience telephone calls. Mr. Sweets conducted a tour of the Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site and parts of the Mark Twain Museum. Mr. Seuss sang music of the period and played the banjo. Eric Skeen portrays Tom Sawyer for the Hannibal, Missouri Chamber of Commerce, and Megan Patterson portrays Becky Thatcher. close

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Program ID:
164886-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Hannibal, Missouri, United States
First Aired:
Jun 25, 2001
Last Aired:
Apr 22, 2008

Airing Details

  • Jun 25, 2001 | 9:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 28, 2001 | 11:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 29, 2001 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 30, 2001 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 30, 2001 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 27, 2001 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 28, 2001 | 3:16am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 28, 2002 | 5:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 28, 2002 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 29, 2002 | 1:31am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 21, 2008 | 10:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 22, 2008 | 4:37am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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