“Jackie Robinson was a sit-inner before sit-ins, a freedom rider before freedom rides.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
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Product Description. JAZZ celebrates America's greatest original art form. Ken Burns' 10-part documentary opens at the dawn of the 20th century, incorporating American culture and historical events that interact directly with the music.
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Why I Decided to Make Thomas Hart Benton Thomas Hart Benton was originally broadcast in 1988, and co-produced with Julie Dunfey. By following the turbulent life of this artist from Missouri, who was remembered as much for his compelling personality as for the quality of his paintings, we witnessed once again the power of biography as an entry
Ken Burns latest PBS film is an 18-hour documentary about The Vietnam War.
Novelist Robert Stone once likened the Vietnam War to a piece of shrapnel “embedded in our definition of who we are.” Who better to extract that shrapnel than Ken Burns, America’s preeminent documentary filmmaker? Ever since his definitive 1990 series, The Civil War, attracted a record 40
I have a complicated relationship with Ken Burns' Jazz documentary. On one hand, I've always found the early episodes very comforting, like mashed
For decades, the U.S. mainstream media has shied away from a clear-eyed view of the Vietnam War, not wanting to offend the war’s apologists, a residue of which tainted the recent PBS series, as John Pilger told Dennis J Bernstein. By Dennis J Bernstein Ken Burns’s 18-hour documentary on the
So perhaps the question ought to be, if by some chance Burns was making the series today, would it be the same? In one sense we know the answer.