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Episode Two

The conclusion of the story of America's best-loved and best-known author, Mark Twain.

Episode One

Mark Twain tells the story of the writer’s extraordinary life.

About 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 series, Ken Burns has created an illuminating portrait of the man who is also one of the greatest writers in American history.

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