Mark Twain in the New York Times, Part Four (1900-1906)


Read by John Greenman

(5 stars; 2 reviews)

This collection of articles by and about Mark Twain and his family was compiled by Barbara Schmidt, publisher of twainquotes.com. Included in Part Four of this chronological listing (1900-1906) are some of Twain’s short stories, speeches and letters, as they appeared in the New York Times in that decade. The original microfiche articles are available at the New York Times’ “Times Machine” website: https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/browser/. - Summary by John Greenman and Barbara Schmidt (15 hr 1 min)

Chapters

July 7, 1900 - TWO SPEECHES. Made in London by Choate and Twain 10:30 Read by John Greenman
October 13, 1900 - MARK TWAIN'S HOMECOMING & THE HERO AS MAN OF LETTERS 17:23 Read by John Greenman
October 16, 1900 - MARK TWAIN HOME AGAIN 9:56 Read by John Greenman
October 18, 1900 - BAZAAR FOR GALVESTON ORPHANS 1:47 Read by John Greenman
October 20, 1900 - MARK TWAIN AND GRANT - MAJOR POND'S TRIBUTE 6:58 Read by John Greenman
October 27, 1900 - MARK TWAIN'S IMPERISHABLE CHARACTERS 7:18 Read by John Greenman
November 13, 1900 - RECEPTION TO MARK TWAIN 4:22 Read by John Greenman
November 16, 1900 - AUTHORS HONOR MARK TWAIN 2:55 Read by John Greenman
November 17, 1900 - MARK TWAIN. The Lotos Club Dinner 1:05:34 Read by John Greenman
November 22, 1900 - MARK TWAIN HAS GRIEVANCE 2:05 Read by John Greenman
November 23, 1900 - MARK TWAIN IS AVENGED 9:20 Read by John Greenman
November 24, 1900 - MARK TWAIN TO WOMEN. Public Education 10:15 Read by John Greenman
December 5, 1900 - DINNER TO MARK TWAIN. Aldine Association Dinner 1:38 Read by John Greenman
December 7, 1900 - BANQUET OF THE ST. NICHOLAS SOCIETY 9:52 Read by John Greenman
December 13, 1900 - HOW LIEUT. CHURCHILL ESCAPED FROM BOERS 5:05 Read by John Greenman
December 15, 1900 - Mark Twain at the Aldine Club 3:14 Read by John Greenman
January 5, 1901 - BISHOP POTTER SAYS HE WAS APPROACHED 10:52 Read by John Greenman
January 7, 1901 - Untitled Editorial on Anti-Imperialism 3:18 Read by John Greenman
January 11, 1901 - MARK TWAIN, LITERATURE AND WAR. Letter from Moncure Conway 9:26 Read by John Greenman
January 20, 1901 - MARK TWAIN ON HAZING 2:23 Read by John Greenman
January 21, 1901 - MARK TWAIN SAYS WOMEN SHOULD VOTE 9:37 Read by John Greenman
February 3, 1901 - MARK TWAIN TELLS ABOUT PAWNBROKERS 12:30 Read by John Greenman
February 7, 1901 - CERTAINLY FALSE, BUT PROBABLY FUNNY 5:47 Read by John Greenman
February 8, 1901 - AGREES WITH MARK TWAIN; MARK TWAIN'S YOUNGER DAYS - letters … 3:05 Read by John Greenman
February 9, 1901 - MR. CHRISTIAN PATRIOT AND MARK TWAIN 10:24 Read by John Greenman
February 12, 1901 - BLUE AND GRAY PAY TRIBUTE TO LINCOLN 12:04 Read by John Greenman
February 28, 1901 - MARK TWAIN, OSTEOPATH 18:42 Read by John Greenman
March 1, 1901 - [Letter to the Editor] MARK TWAIN, OSTEOPATH 4:00 Read by John Greenman
March 14, 1901 - MARK TWAIN A WITNESS [Rudyard Kipling Suit] 6:19 Read by John Greenman
March 17, 1901 - MARK TWAIN ON TRAINING THAT PAYS 7:00 Read by John Greenman
March 22, 1901 - DEMAND THAT TWAIN RETRACT 2:39 Read by John Greenman
March 24, 1901 - LOTOS CLUB'S WELCOME TO THE GOVERNOR [Article edited to inclu… 11:51 Read by John Greenman
March 27, 1901 - MARK TWAIN, PLAINTIFF 3:15 Read by John Greenman
March 31, 1901 - MARK TWAIN TELLS OF HIS BUSINESS VENTURES 7:02 Read by John Greenman
April 25, 1901 - MARK TWAIN TO THE CLUB (Letter to the Get Together Club) 1:57 Read by John Greenman
May 4, 1901 - MR. MABIE. THE SPEECH OF MARK TWAIN 7:47 Read by John Greenman
May 10, 1901 - MARK TWAIN AT PRINCETON 4:38 Read by John Greenman
May 12, 1901 - MARK TWAIN READS TO WOMEN 2:20 Read by John Greenman
May 29, 1901 - A MISSOURI SOCIETY NOW 5:15 Read by John Greenman
July 23, 1901 - LETTER FROM MARK TWAIN 2:00 Read by John Greenman
October 11, 1901 - BURGLARIES ALARM RIVERDALE RESIDENTS 7:04 Read by John Greenman
October 18, 1901 - MARK TWAIN MAKES A SPEECH 4:11 Read by John Greenman
October 30, 1901 - MARK TWAIN AND SETH LOW SPEAK 9:07 Read by John Greenman
November 7, 1901 - ‘‘THE ACORNS’‘ HOLD AN ELECTION JUBILEE 7:02 Read by John Greenman
November 8, 1901 - TWAIN'S RIVAL STORY TELLER 5:53 Read by John Greenman
November 10, 1901 - BRITONS HERE TOAST THEIR KING EDWARD 6:56 Read by John Greenman
November 17, 1901 - MR. CHOATE ARRAIGNED BEFORE LOTOS CLUB 6:49 Read by John Greenman
December 1, 1901 - SONS OF SCOTLAND MAKE MERRY 7:57 Read by John Greenman
January 29, 1902 - MR. ROCKEFELLER'S CLASS 2:52 Read by John Greenman
February 5, 1902 - PETITION TO STOP WAR 1:36 Read by John Greenman
March 9, 1902 - MARK TWAIN ON MEDICINE 9:43 Read by John Greenman
April 1, 1902 - THE KANAWHA AT SANTIAGO 1:12 Read by John Greenman
April 8, 1902 - COMING BACK FROM CUBA 1:18 Read by John Greenman
April 9, 1902 - MARK TWAIN'S NEW HOME [Tarrytown, NY] 1:15 Read by John Greenman
April 21, 1902 - CLARA MORRIS TELLS OF STAGE LIFE'S TRIALS & HELEN KELLER AND… 6:11 Read by John Greenman
June 1, 1902 - MARK TWAIN'S VISIT [to Hannibal] 2:05 Read by John Greenman
June 5, 1902 - DEGREE FOR MARK TWAIN 6:35 Read by John Greenman
June 7, 1902 - [Editorial] MARK TWAIN'S FAREWELL? & MARK TWAIN'S FAREWELL [spe… 7:50 Read by John Greenman
June 8, 1902 - MARK TWAIN AMONG SCENES OF EARLY LIFE. [Horace Bixby] 13:57 Read by John Greenman
June 18,1902 - GEN. PORTER HONORED AT LOTOS CLUB DINNER 6:05 Read by John Greenman
August 20, 1902 - MARK TWAIN PROTESTS 2:11 Read by John Greenman
September 6, 1902 - MARK TWAIN ON ''HUCK FINN.'' 2:55 Read by John Greenman
October 22, 1902 - MARK TWAIN'S JOKE 2:03 Read by John Greenman
November 29, 1902 - MARK TWAIN ENTERTAINED [67th Birthday] 1:41 Read by John Greenman
November 30, 1902 - WHEN TWAIN GOT HIS SAY [birthday speech] 13:25 Read by John Greenman
January 10, 1903 - MARK TWAIN'S SKULL 2:07 Read by John Greenman
March 28, 1903 - ''THE STOLEN WHITE ELEPHANT'' as a Play 1:00 Read by John Greenman
March 31, 1903 - RACES ON THE MISSISSIPPI 4:31 Read by John Greenman
May 3, 1903 - MARK TWAIN’S TAXES REDUCED 0:50 Read by John Greenman
June 28, 1903 - MARK TWAIN’S ROAST CHICKENS 2:44 Read by John Greenman
October 4, 1903 - MARK TWAIN REFLECTS 5:27 Read by John Greenman
October 16, 1903 - MARK TWAIN FOR LOW 1:29 Read by John Greenman
October 24, 1903 - MARK TWAIN 3:06 Read by John Greenman
October 25, 1903 - MARK TWAIN MAKES SOME PARTING REMARKS 8:01 Read by John Greenman
November 9, 1903 - MARK TWAIN’S VILLA NEAR FLORENCE 1:01 Read by John Greenman
April 10, 1904 - MARK TWAIN TO REFORM THE LANGUAGE OF ITALY 17:48 Read by John Greenman
June 7, 1904 - MARK TWAIN'S WIFE DEAD 1:39 Read by John Greenman
June 8, 1904 - FUNERAL OF MRS. CLEMENS (Rites in Italy) 1:08 Read by John Greenman
June 14, 1904 - TWAIN WOULD BE AN EXHIBIT (at World's Fair) 2:08 Read by John Greenman
June 29, 1904 - MARK TWAIN SAILS FOR NEW YORK 0:44 Read by John Greenman
July 13, 1904 - CLEMENS BRINGS WIFE'S BODY 1:46 Read by John Greenman
July 15, 1904 - MARK TWAIN'S WIFE BURIED IN ELMIRA 0:55 Read by John Greenman
August 2, 1904 - MARK TWAIN'S DAUGHTER HURT - Her horse killed 1:37 Read by John Greenman
August 18, 1904 - ‘‘MARK TWAIN’‘ LEASES HOUSE 1:02 Read by John Greenman
September 15, 1904 - H. H. ROGERS HOME AGAIN. Mark Twain Meets Him 1:39 Read by John Greenman
December 22, 1904 - MARK TWAIN PLACE SOLD [Tarrytown] 1:31 Read by John Greenman
April 9, 1905 - A TALK WITH MARK TWAIN'S CAT, THE OWNER BEING INVISIBLE 14:16 Read by John Greenman
May 15, 1905 - MERCIFUL MARK TWAIN WRITES TO MAIMED GIRL 2:49 Read by John Greenman
August 20, 1905 - MARK TWAIN ILL OF GOUT 1:23 Read by John Greenman
September 10, 1905 - TWAIN'S TRIBUTE TO ENVOYS 1:20 Read by John Greenman
November 4, 1905 - INDEPENDENTS WARM UP FOR IVINS AND JEROME 1:47 Read by John Greenman
November 24, 1905 - MARK TWAIN DINNER 0:57 Read by John Greenman
November 26, 1905 - MARK TWAIN: A HUMORIST’S CONFESSION 26:44 Read by John Greenman
November 28, 1905 - MARK TWAIN THE PRESIDENT’S GUEST 0:51 Read by John Greenman
December 6, 1905 - CELEBRATE MARK TWAIN'S SEVENTIETH BIRTHDAY 33:39 Read by John Greenman
December 19, 1905 - MARK TWAIN SPEAKS AFTER BERNHARDT ACTS 5:11 Read by John Greenman
December 22, 1905 - JOAN OF ARC APPEARS TO STARTLE MARK TWAIN 9:26 Read by John Greenman
January 3, 1906 - PATRICK'S FIGHT FOR LIFE 2:28 Read by John Greenman
January 4, 1906 - PLAYERS DINE MARK TWAIN 1:14 Read by John Greenman
January 17, 1906 - MARK TWAIN AT THE SHOW 1:40 Read by John Greenman
January 18, 1906 - FOR A MONUMENT TO FULTON 1:33 Read by John Greenman
January 21, 1906 - MARK TWAIN PAYS FOR FUN 1:39 Read by John Greenman
January 23, 1906 - CHOATE AND TWAIN PLEAD FOR TUSKEGEE 30:47 Read by John Greenman
January 30, 1906 - VIEWS OF MARK TWAIN ON BEING IN CONGRESS 5:34 Read by John Greenman
February 8, 1906 - TWAIN ON ROCKEFELLER, JR. 2:36 Read by John Greenman
February 17, 1906 - ENDS OF THE EARTHERS FOREGATHER HERE AGAIN 11:06 Read by John Greenman
February 18, 1906 - FOR A MONUMENT TO FULTON 3:45 Read by John Greenman
February 20, 1906 - TWAIN'S LATEST MAXIM 1:02 Read by John Greenman
February 21, 1906 - TWAIN THE GREATEST 1:25 Read by John Greenman
March 5, 1906 - POLICE HUSTLE CROWD AWAITING MARK TWAIN 12:45 Read by John Greenman
March 9, 1906 - TWAIN'S WANING CONSCIENCE 4:19 Read by John Greenman
March 12, 1906 - CARNEGIE ASSAULTS THE SPELLING BOOK 5:37 Read by John Greenman
March 23, 1906 - ROCKEFELLER, JR., THERE IN SPITE OF NEW HEIR 1:54 Read by John Greenman
March 27, 1906 - NEVER TOO ILL FOR A STORY 2:42 Read by John Greenman
March 30, 1906 - ARMS TO FREE RUSSIA, TCHAYKOFFSKY'S APPEAL & TWAIN AND CHOATE… 13:00 Read by John Greenman
April 3, 1906 - MARK TWAIN LETTER SOLD. Written to Thomas Nast 2:58 Read by John Greenman
April 4, 1906 - MARK TWAIN TALKS TO COLLEGE WOMEN 4:30 Read by John Greenman
April 6, 1906 - MARK TWAIN ON J. W. FOLEY 2:24 Read by John Greenman
April 8, 1906 - TWAIN AND SIR PURDON LAUD SMITH GRADUATES 3:23 Read by John Greenman
April 10, 1906 - MORNINGSTAR WINNER IN BILLIARD OPENING 2:47 Read by John Greenman
April 12, 1906 - GORKY AND MARK TWAIN PLEAD FOR REVOLUTION & HOPPE DEFEATS CUTL… 16:59 Read by John Greenman
April 13, 1906 - MAXIM GORKY VISITS TOMB OF GRANT 2:13 Read by John Greenman
April 15, 1906 - GORKY AND ACTRESS ASKED TO QUIT HOTELS & MARK TWAIN TELLS HOW … 16:16 Read by John Greenman
April 19, 1906 - SUTTON BEATS SLOSSON BY SUPERIOR BILLIARDS 3:29 Read by John Greenman
April 20, 1906 - MARK TWAIN APPEALS FOR THE 'SMITTEN CITY' & MARK TWAIN [poem b… 14:15 Read by John Greenman
April 22, 1906 - CALIFORNIA'S WOMEN HERE ARE GOING TO AID 10:01 Read by John Greenman
May 7, 1906 - MARK TWAIN OUT AGAIN. Recovered from Bronchitis 1:37 Read by John Greenman
May 21, 1906 - FOR A BOOTH MEMORIAL 1:22 Read by John Greenman
September 18, 1906 - A PEOPLE'S LOBBY TO WATCH CONGRESS 2:13 Read by John Greenman
September 20, 1906 - SPELLING AND PICTURES AND TWAIN AT DINNER 23:11 Read by John Greenman
September 23, 1906 - MISS CLEMENS IN CONCERT 1:28 Read by John Greenman
November 5, 1906 - ''MARK TWAIN'' INDORSES EXPOSURE OF MRS. EDDY 7:47 Read by John Greenman
November 24, 1906 - BAR MARK TWAIN'S BOOK 2:08 Read by John Greenman
December 8, 1906 - MARK TWAIN IN WHITE AMUSES CONGRESSMEN 22:56 Read by John Greenman
December 9, 1906 - TWAIN PLEADS FOR THANKS 2:52 Read by John Greenman
December 10, 1906 - [Editorial] A HUMORIST AT HIS BEST 2:35 Read by John Greenman
December 11, 1906 - MARK TWAIN, LOBBYIST 2:16 Read by John Greenman
December 12, 1906 - TWAIN'S PLAN TO BEAT THE COPYRIGHT LAW & WATTERSON SAYS FRE… 11:05 Read by John Greenman
December 23, 1906 - TWAIN AND THE TELEPHONE 4:27 Read by John Greenman

Reviews

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(5 stars)

It amazes me how John Greenman keeps finding new Twain to delight us all with. Listening to him read is as close as you can get to being read to by Twain himself. Brilliant