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Tag: Mark Twain

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The Man Who Stopped at Gadsby’s: Mark Twain’s Cautionary Tale for Office Seekers
Discover the cautionary tale of "The Man Who Stopped at Gadsby’s" that Mark Twain told to office seekers in Washington, D.C. in the 1800s. Learn about Twain's warning and his upcoming talks in Washington, D.C.!
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In Hotel Lobbies: Mark Twain at the Willard
Samuel Clemens (aka Mark Twain) date unknown (Library of Congress) The creator of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn was in our city back in December 1906 to participate in the copyright hearings before Congress. The Washington Post mentioned them in in their “People Met in Hotel Lobbies” section. “I should like to talk to you, but I have just retired and am bound for sleep,” said...
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