Thur Dec 16, 2010
Mister Ron’s Basement # 1828
We have featured some of George Fitch’s ‘Vest Pocket Essays’ in the Basement previously. This week, we will present the ‘Through a Megaphone’ pieces that kicked off Fitch’s reputation as a humorist.
From 1907, we are ‘Seeing Washington Through a Megaphone,’ where we learn that things seem to never change in our Nation’s Capital.
Time: approx fifteen and a half minutes
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