mark twain http://kcur.org en Mark Twain: The Man Behind The Name http://kcur.org/post/mark-twain-man-behind-name <p>&quot;All large political doctrines are rich in difficult problems &mdash; problems that are quite above the average citizen&#39;s reach. And that is not strange, since they are also above the reach of the ablest minds in the country; after all the fuss and all the talk, not one of those doctrines has been conclusively proven to be the right one and the best.&quot; ~ Mark Twain</p><p></p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 16:04:46 +0000 Steve Kraske & Danie Alexander 44494 at http://kcur.org Mark Twain: The Man Behind The Name KC History: Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum Celebrates 100th Anniversary http://kcur.org/post/kc-history-mark-twain-boyhood-home-museum-celebrates-100th-anniversary <p>What comes to mind when you think of famous Missourians? Brad Pitt, or Thomas Hart Benton, or Sheryl Crow? Well, of course, but even more long-enduring is the beloved author and satirist Mark Twain.</p><p>On <em><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/central-standard-friday">Central Standard Friday</a></em>, our host Monroe Dodd interviews Cindy Lovell, executive director of the <strong><a href="http://www.marktwainmuseum.org/index.php/community-projects/100-years-of-memories"> Mark Twain Boyhood Home &amp; Museum</a></strong>. The museum celebrates its 100th anniversary on May 15th.</p> Wed, 09 May 2012 18:29:59 +0000 Charlie Upchurch 17379 at http://kcur.org KC History: Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum Celebrates 100th Anniversary