Hal, profound thanks for your reference to Mark's work on "The Shape of the
I wonder if the DVD has ever appeared.  Your tip led me to fascianting
glimpses of
what Mark achieved.  He can  safely be sure he left the world a better place
he found it.  Almost as useful a view as my favorite Mark Twain quote:

"Always do right.  It will gratify some and astonish the rest."

Have you ever heard that anyone intends to digitalize old Missouri
Republican or
Missouri Democrat papers from the 1800s?  I live in hope.

Regards, Arianne
On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 10:22 AM, Hal Bush <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Ps -- Mark's outstanding presentation on Horton Foote's The Shape of the
> River, and the film footage of the actor discovering the dead Jean in the
> bathtub, shown at the plenary session, is one of the most astonishing and
> memorable moments from any Twain conference I have ever encountered.  Just
> writing about it right now sends chills up my spine --