Feb15

Slavery – Part Two

The “N” word. Did that get your attention? Someone said that I use that offensive word more than 200 times in Huckleberry Finn. I have chosen not to use it for my listeners today. I will continue to paint the picture of slavery – as I saw if from...
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Feb13

Slavery – Part 1 – A Valuable Story From Mark Twain

In my time – nobody talked about racism and slavery as me. That is, no white person. While I can never claim the experience that Booker T. Washington had as a former slave – I feel that my story has value. I grew up in slave country. My father owned...
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Feb08

70th Birthday – Mark Twain Reflects On Old Age

I have reached the 7th tiered summit. This did not occur overnight. It’s my great pleasure to tell my listeners how much wisdom I have accumulated and to share it. I need to thank everyone for praising me on reaching this milestone. I invite you to...
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Feb05

Morality – How To Become A Better Person

Everyone who knows me – know that I would rather teach morals than to have them myself. If my listeners will listen carefully to 3 carefully selected stories – they have an opportunity to lead morally, correct lives. Kindly share what you have learned...
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Feb05

Advice On Opening Speeches From Mark Twain

When introductions are necessary – I prefer to them myself: that way I can get in all the facts. I will share with listeners some favorite intros. Feel free to use them at your own events. At my advanced age – I prefer never to be introduced again....
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Feb05

Mark Twain As Played By Don McNeill

I’m told that I must introduce myself, so here goes. My name is Don McNeill and I am a Mark Twain scholar and interpreter. We have no recordings of Mr. Twain’s voice – so the word “impersonator” cannot be used. That being said – allow me to...
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