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Mark Twain, 1907

Mark Twain, 1907
Courtesy The Mark Twain House, Hartford
Mark Twain: A Film Directed by Ken Burns

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Nearly three years in the making and drawing from 63 hours of material, thousands of archival photographs and nearly 20 interviews with top writers and scholars, Mark Twain is the story of Twain’s extraordinary life—full of rollicking adventure, stupendous success and crushing defeat, hilarious comedy and almost unbearable tragedy.

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