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Saw the segment this morning, excellent!

Will be interested in learning more about the new story itself.

By the way, I'm still interested in hearing from anyone who can shed some light on why Twain rarely mentioned his attempt at surfing while in Hawaii. For the past several years I've exhausted all sources attempting to document instances during Twain's lectures tours where he actually mentioned surfing.

I'm wrapping up my manuscript on the history of surfing and have little time to include any more about Twain.

Dave Matuszak, author of the pending
San Onofre: Memories of a Legendary Surfing Beach

On Oct 1, 2017, at 7:24 AM, Click, Ben wrote:

> Just saw the piece.  Well, John, you were good.  I guess those who were
> "ruffled" didn't fit the piece.  Again, thanks.
> Ben
> On Sat, Sep 30, 2017 at 11:04 AM, John Bird <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Tomorrow on CBS News Sunday Morning , there will be a piece on the Mark
>> Twa=
>> in fairy tale I discovered. Martha Tichener interviewed me for about four
>> h=
>> ours at the Mark Twain Papers in July=E2=80=94I expect to be onscreen for
>> a=
>> bout 30 seconds.  Bob Hirst should also appear, as I am sure will the
>> Stead=
>> s, who completed the story in their version, The Purloining of Prince
>> Oleom=
>> argarine, which was published this week. As they say, check your local
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>> ings=E2=80=A6
>> John Bird
>> Sent from Mail for Windows 10
> -- 
> Ben Click
> Professor, English
> Director, Writing & Speaking Center
> Director, Twain Lecture Series on
> American Humor and Culture
> (240) 895-4253
> St. Mary's College of Maryland