Mark Twain

Mark Twain

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Learn about the life and writings of the great American writer, Mark Twain.

In his time, Mark Twain was considered the funniest man on earth. Yet he was also an unflinching critic of human nature, using his humor to attack hypocrisy, greed and racism. In this two-part series, Ken Burns has created an illuminating portrait of the man who is also one of the greatest writers in American history. Mark Twain encores Saturday, September 1 at 4 p.m. on WXXI-TV. Part two airs Tuesday, September 8 at 4 p.m. on WXXI-TV.

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