THE RIVER

This section of the website concerns the Mississippi River itself. We approach it from the perspective of Mark Twain in the 19th century through our interview with Professor Bruce Michelson (Emeritus, English Department, UIUC), a renowned expert on Mark Twain:
https://mediaspace.illinois.edu/media/t/1_v60jhw4m
and through our interview with Captain Luke Moore:
https://uofi.box.com/s/x4gebrvdgroq0dm5lthx2si4lm39gf43
who has traveled the length of the river for more than thirty years, piloting the massive Mary Evelyn barge/tow.