The Greatest Banquet in American History
At the Palmer House, Chicago, with Mark Twain, Ulysses S. Grant, and Bertha Palmer, 1879
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Samuel Clemens was born November 30th, 1835 — Happy Birthday, Mark Twain!
As my friend Amy Razeghi ofreminded me, he arrived with a comet and exited with one.
It will be t…