Through his imagined journals of Adam and Eve, Mark Twain wrote what has been called “one of the great love stories of all time.” Mandy Patinkin and Betty Buckley bring Adam and Eve to life, capturing the expected humor as well as the tender eloquence of Twain’s most personal, heartfelt writing. In one of his last recordings, Walter Cronkite provides an illuminating commentary on how the author came to reinterpret the Genesis story.
"Still the Best Recorded Version"
What happened in the house that Jack built? It all started with the cheese that lay in the house that Jack built. And then came the rat that ate the cheese and the cat who killed the rat. Caldecott Medal-winning author and illustrator Simms Taback brings his distinctive humor and creativity to the beloved story of Jack and the house that he built. There is even a special guest star at the end of this humorous and unique interpretation of an age-old classic.
Acclaimed television journalist Bill Moyers brings together some of the world's liveliest minds to discuss, debate, and discover the ageless wisdom from the Bible's first book, and what it has to say to us today.