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Mark Twain

US writer, journalist and lecturer Mark Twain (1835 - 1910), pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens.   (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Racism Claim Dooms Bid To Honor Mark Twain At Lake Tahoe

A state panel has effectively killed a bid to name a Lake Tahoe cove for Mark Twain, citing opposition from a tribe that says he held racist views on Native Americans.

05/18/2014

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Best Literary Landmarks In Sacramento

Many legendary writers have called Sacramento home. Check out these local literary landmarks.

09/24/2012

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Notable And Quotable – History’s Most Quoted Sound Off On Taxes

“The only two certainties in life are death and taxes.” What else have history’s most-quoted people had to say about taxes?

03/31/2012