I've been there for many a press event over the years, and I'm always reminded of the verdict delivered by George S. Kaufman (who called Twain his idol) after touring the new estate built by his frequent collaborator Moss Hart: "This is what God would have done if only he had the money."
On Friday, December 5, 2014 11:53 AM, Hal Bush <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
Do not know if this info has circulated to all the Twainiacs, but the new
president of the Huntington is one of our own ... -hb
ps: if you;ve never visited the Huntington I highly recommend it, it's one
of the coolest places in all of southern Cal! I was there once, years ago,
working on letters of HB Stowe; do not know that they have much in the way
of Twain stuff.
Prof. Harold K. Bush
Professor of English
Saint Louis University
St. Louis, MO 63108
314-977-3616 (w); 314-771-6795 (h)