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What Mark Twain Did & Didn’t Say About San Francisco

Originally aired on Thursday, December 8th, 2011
Look and Listen: Bay Area's Hidden Gems

A lot has been written and said about the city of San Francisco.One of the most famous, is the comment attributed to Mark Twain – “The coldest winter I ever spent; was a summer in San Francisco.” But we find out that this might just be the wittiest thing Mark Twain never said.

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Songs featured in this segment:
California Dreamin’ by the Mamas & Papas
Jumpers by Sleater-Kinney

Check out the Mark Twain Project here.


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