Sun, 17 July 2005
Sun, Jul 17 2005
Mister Ron's Basement #77
George W. Peck was an American Original -- after becoming famous as a humorist, he went into politics and eventually served two terms as Governor of Wisconsin. After the Civil War, he toured the lecture circuit performing a comedy routine based on his experiences as a private who went up the ranks until he became an officer.
Today's Peck story is 'The New Coal Stove' from 1886.
Time: approx five minutes
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