Mark Twain

Updated Wed, Jul 16, 2014 10:00 am

Tuesdays, July 29 - August 5 • 8 p.m. 

In his time, Mark Twain was considered the funniest man on earth. Yet he was also an unflinching critic of human nature, using his humor to attack hypocrisy, greed and racism. In this two-part documentary, Ken Burns creates an illuminating portrait of one of the greatest writers in American history. Keith David narrates.