Chasing the Last Laugh

Richard Zacks talked about his book Chasing the Last Laugh: Mark Twain’s Raucous and Redemptive Round-the-World Comedy Tour, in which he… read more

Chasing the Last Laugh Richard Zacks talked about his book Chasing the Last Laugh: Mark Twain’s Raucous and Redemptive Round-the-World Comedy Tour, in which he remembers Mark Twain’s efforts to repay a sizable debt by embarking on a worldwide speaking tour in the late 19th century. In his book, the author reports that Twain traveled across the Pacific to Australia and New Zealand and then west to India and South Africa, as he worked his way back to New York. close

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Chasing the Last Laugh

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Program ID:
409217-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 22, 2016 | 7:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 30, 2016 | 5:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • May 22, 2016 | 7:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 23, 2016 | 4:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 18, 2016 | 3:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 19, 2016 | 10:23am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 25, 2016 | 12:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 09, 2016 | 1:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 10, 2016 | 6:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 30, 2016 | 5:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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