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Mark Twain Previous Broadcasts

Part Two (Episode #102)

KQED World: Sat, Aug 16, 2014 -- 4:00 PM

In episode two, Burns explores the other side of the writer - an American icon who, through tragedy and bad financial decisions, falls hard with failure. In contrast to the wildly successful Twain, Clemens is an inept businessman who squanders his fortunes on pipe dream patents and bad investments. Clemens turns to the lecture circuit and tours extensively, leaving behind his beloved Hartford home and, often, his family, to pay off his creditors.

Part One (Episode #101)

KQED World: Sat, Aug 16, 2014 -- 2:00 PM

In the first episode, Burns takes viewers on a journey through Sam Clemens' early days along the Mississippi River, to the small river town of Hannibal, Missouri. Clemens grows up, stumbling from adventure to adventure until he begins to evolve into Mark Twain, the humorist and writer who would revolutionize the way Americans viewed themselves and their language. The episode ends with the publication of Adventures ofHuckleberry Finn, a novel that has been banned in hundreds of librari es and schools across the country ever since.

Part Two (Episode #102)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 -- 3:00 AM

In episode two, Burns explores the other side of the writer - an American icon who, through tragedy and bad financial decisions, falls hard with failure. In contrast to the wildly successful Twain, Clemens is an inept businessman who squanders his fortunes on pipe dream patents and bad investments. Clemens turns to the lecture circuit and tours extensively, leaving behind his beloved Hartford home and, often, his family, to pay off his creditors.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

Part One (Episode #101)

KQED Life: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 -- 1:00 AM

In the first episode, Burns takes viewers on a journey through Sam Clemens' early days along the Mississippi River, to the small river town of Hannibal, Missouri. Clemens grows up, stumbling from adventure to adventure until he begins to evolve into Mark Twain, the humorist and writer who would revolutionize the way Americans viewed themselves and their language. The episode ends with the publication of Adventures ofHuckleberry Finn, a novel that has been banned in hundreds of librari es and schools across the country ever since.

Part Two (Episode #102)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 -- 9:00 PM

In episode two, Burns explores the other side of the writer - an American icon who, through tragedy and bad financial decisions, falls hard with failure. In contrast to the wildly successful Twain, Clemens is an inept businessman who squanders his fortunes on pipe dream patents and bad investments. Clemens turns to the lecture circuit and tours extensively, leaving behind his beloved Hartford home and, often, his family, to pay off his creditors.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

Part One (Episode #101)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 -- 7:00 PM

In the first episode, Burns takes viewers on a journey through Sam Clemens' early days along the Mississippi River, to the small river town of Hannibal, Missouri. Clemens grows up, stumbling from adventure to adventure until he begins to evolve into Mark Twain, the humorist and writer who would revolutionize the way Americans viewed themselves and their language. The episode ends with the publication of Adventures ofHuckleberry Finn, a novel that has been banned in hundreds of librari es and schools across the country ever since.

Part Two (Episode #102)

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 -- 4:00 AM

In episode two, Burns explores the other side of the writer - an American icon who, through tragedy and bad financial decisions, falls hard with failure. In contrast to the wildly successful Twain, Clemens is an inept businessman who squanders his fortunes on pipe dream patents and bad investments. Clemens turns to the lecture circuit and tours extensively, leaving behind his beloved Hartford home and, often, his family, to pay off his creditors.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

Part One (Episode #101)

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 -- 2:00 AM

In the first episode, Burns takes viewers on a journey through Sam Clemens' early days along the Mississippi River, to the small river town of Hannibal, Missouri. Clemens grows up, stumbling from adventure to adventure until he begins to evolve into Mark Twain, the humorist and writer who would revolutionize the way Americans viewed themselves and their language. The episode ends with the publication of Adventures ofHuckleberry Finn, a novel that has been banned in hundreds of librari es and schools across the country ever since.

Part Two (Episode #102)

KQED 9: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 -- 10:00 PM

In episode two, Burns explores the other side of the writer - an American icon who, through tragedy and bad financial decisions, falls hard with failure. In contrast to the wildly successful Twain, Clemens is an inept businessman who squanders his fortunes on pipe dream patents and bad investments. Clemens turns to the lecture circuit and tours extensively, leaving behind his beloved Hartford home and, often, his family, to pay off his creditors.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

Part One (Episode #101)

KQED World: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

In the first episode, Burns takes viewers on a journey through Sam Clemens' early days along the Mississippi River, to the small river town of Hannibal, Missouri. Clemens grows up, stumbling from adventure to adventure until he begins to evolve into Mark Twain, the humorist and writer who would revolutionize the way Americans viewed themselves and their language. The episode ends with the publication of Adventures ofHuckleberry Finn, a novel that has been banned in hundreds of librari es and schools across the country ever since.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 5, 2014 -- 8:00 PM
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