Mark Twain: A Life

Ron Powers talked about his book Mark Twain: A Life, published by Free Press. In his book the Pulitzer Prize and Emmy Award-winning author… read more

Ron Powers talked about his book Mark Twain: A Life, published by Free Press. In his book the Pulitzer Prize and Emmy Award-winning author chronicled the life of one of America’s most famous authors, Samuel Clemens, better known to the world by his pen name Mark Twain. Mr. Powers used letters from contemporaries, speeches, and journal entries to detail the private life and personality of Samuel Clemens, outside his writings. Following his presentation, the author responded to questions and comments from members of the audience.

Mr. Powers had previously written about Samuel Clemens' early years in his book Dangerous Water: A Biography of the Boy Who Became Mark Twain. close

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Mark Twain: A Life

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Program ID:
189535-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Manchester Center, Vermont, United States
First Aired:
Nov 05, 2005 | 10:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 22, 2008 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Nov 05, 2005 | 10:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 26, 2005 | 1:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 04, 2005 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 01, 2006 | 6:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 02, 2006 | 9:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 03, 2006 | 6:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 05, 2006 | 6:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 21, 2008 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 22, 2008 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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