Nov 302010

11.30.10 Professor of English at the University of Virginia Stephen Railton joins Coy to discuss Mark Twain. A nationally recognized expert on America’s first true celebrity, Railton provides insight into his early life, his writings, his ability to characterize American life, and exactly why the country was so fascinated by this figure. Today’s conversation honors the 175th anniversary of Twain’s birth, as well as the centennial of his passing.

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