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From: Arianne <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Sun, 4 May 2014 15:19:27 -0700
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If we consider that Lincoln didn't get all that attention because he was an
author, I think we can give Twain all the credit he deserves for the
attention he gets to this day.

On Sun, May 4, 2014 at 11:03 AM, Ben Wise <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Do you think Nebraska should rename its capital, Clemens, NE?  Or perhaps
> more fittingly, the major performance center in NY now be dubbed The Mark
> Twain Center.  How about his puss on the $5 bill?  That would surely signal
> the economic collapse of the nation.  Maybe we should quit while we're
> ahead with Honest Abe.
> Ben
> ----- Original Message -----From: Hal Bush <[log in to unmask]>To:
> [log in to unmask]: Sun, 04 May 2014 12:59:45 -0000 (UTC)Subject: Re:
> Twain Museums
> Do you count Lincoln as an author? I do; in which case, Abe wins
> handsdown... depending on how and what you count as museums/centers, well
> over 4and probably more like 7 or 8, or even more... including the brand
> newLincoln College Center. ps: there is still no Mark Twain College,
> orClemens University!
> -hb
> On Sat, May 3, 2014 at 11:40 PM, Dustin Zima <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Anyone aware of any other American authors who can boast four dedicated>
> mu=> seums/centers?? Thank you in advance for the help!>> Dustin Zima>
> Elmira College>
> -- Prof. Harold K. BushProfessor of English3800 LindellSaint Louis
> UniversitySt. Louis, MO 63108314-977-3616 (w); 314-771-6795 (h)<

Arianne Laidlaw A '58