Early in his career, Mark Twain took a job as a newspaper reporter. He was instructed by his editor never to state anything as a fact that he could not verify from personal knowledge. His first assignment was to cover an important social event. After the event, he turned in the following story:
A woman, representing her name to be Mrs. James Jones, is reported to be one of the city’s leading society figures. It is said that today she gave what purported to be a party for a number of alleged ladies. The hostess claims to be the wife of a man reputed to be a local physician.
On the evening of the first Easter the disciples…
We are sorry that this resource was not useful for you!
Help us improve this resource!
Tell us how we can improve this content?