The Answer Sheet: Mark Twain

Posted at 04:01 AM ET, 10/01/2013

'Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress '

Past watchers of Congress wouldn’t be surprised about the mess there now.

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:01 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, etc., Mark Twain, Will Rogers

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 01/11/2011

Ravitch: The chutzpah of rewriting Mark Twain (and how it relates to "The Wire")

Education historian Diane Ravitch writes about the latest effort to cleanse Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" of hurtful words.

By Valerie Strauss  |  01:00 PM ET, 01/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers | Tags:  censorship, classic literature, diane ravitch, huck fin, huckleberry fin, the wire, william shakespeare, writing mark twain