A Tale of Two Quarantines: Mark Twain's Experience with Cholera Abroad


Quarantines, as many around the globe are experiencing during this time of coronavirus, are not new. They are put in place to keep us safe, and even when they seem extreme, it is wise to heed them. But, alas, not all will abide. This story from Crux Now shares a bit of famous Missourian Mark Twain's experience, as he wrote about in The Innocents Abroad, traveling as an American in Europe during the time of cholera.

March 13, 2020 - 2:00pm

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