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12/31/08: Mark Twain and the American West

American humorist and writer Mark Twain (1835-1910).
American humorist and writer Mark Twain (1835-1910).

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT – Wednesday on RadioWest a conversation with the writer Ron Powers. In his acclaimed biography of Mark Twain, Powers says that critics and biographers have rearranged and reconstructed the human character of Twain, so that his real voice and his real humor have gone missing. Powers talks about the Samuel Clemens he discovered and the contribution he made to the mythology of the American West. (Rebroadcast)

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