WKNO Specials The City of Good Samaritans: Memphis Medicine, 1819 - 1962
150 years of Memphis medical history filled with growth, disaster and achievements. Details
Program: WKNO Specials
Episode: The City of Good Samaritans: Memphis Medicine, 1819 - 1962
In 1858 the Steamboat Pennsylvania exploded down river from Memphis. Among the seriously injured that were taken to Memphis was Henry Clemens, brother of Samuel Clemens, aka Mark Twain. . . . Years later in his memoir Life On The Mississippi, Twain proclaimed that the city was "experienced . . . in the gracious office of the Good Samaritan."
Premiere Date: 09/22/2011
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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