Based on real events, Mercy Street takes viewers beyond the battlefield.
Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS:
tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch
it later. But first, we need you to sign-in to PBS using one
of the services below. You’ll be able to manage
videos in your Watchlist, keep track of your favorite shows,
watch PBS in high definition, and much more!
tried to select this program as one of your favorites. But
first, we need you to sign-in to PBS using one of the
services below. You’ll be able to manage videos in
your Watchlist, keep track of your favorite shows, watch PBS
in high definition, and much more!
To get you
watching PBS in high definition we need you to sign-in to
PBS using one of the services below. You'll be able
to manage videos in your Watchlist, keep track of your
favorite shows, watch PBS in high definition, and much more!
Don’t have a PBS Account? Create one nowCreate a PBS account
Providing Support for PBS.org
Learn More about PBS online sponsorship
Huckleberry Finn is Mark Twain's masterpiece
checkmarkAdd to Watchlist
Share this video:
Share this video on FacebookFacebookShare this video on TwitterTwitter
Mark Twain became the sage of the country
Sam Clemens decided to take on a new name, Mark Twain
Mark Twain Goes Abroad
Twain traveled abroad with the idea that America is the center of the universe, not Europe
Mark Twain: American Speech
Twain made American speech something to be admired.
Mark Twain: Arnt we Funny Animals?
Hal Holbrook discusses how Twain's writing makes him feel.
Mark Twain: Dark, Depressive Streak
Twain's humor is always colored by the knowledge that horrible things can happen in life.
Mark Twain: Hannibal, MO
The idea of Place formed Mark Twain.
Mark Twain: Hartford House
Twain wanted to be rustic and a rebel, but also wealthy and successful.
Mark Twain: Inclusion
Twain always included himself in all his human ridicule.
Mark Twain: Innocents Abroad
Innocents Abroad was a subscription book.
Mark Twain: Mississippi River
The Mississippi River was a sacred place for Twain.
Mark Twain: Problem of Race
Twain knew for America to be great, race had to be discussed.
Mark Twain: The Master of the Pause
Twain was a genius of the stage
Mark Twain: Triumph Through Tragedy
Twain rallies through personal tragedies
The Anguish Underneath the Man
Under the boasting of Mark Twain was a great suffering.
Support for PBS.org provided by: