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The Best DVDs of 2011
8 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

With the continuing rise of Blu-ray, this year sees a lot of repeat entries. Just because they're here again, however, doesn't mean they're any less special.


The Civil War: 150th Anniversary Commemorative Edition
15 Apr 2011 // 5:30 AM

With simple narration and still photographs, Ken Burns is able to evoke joy and sorrow, laughter and tears. It's a singular achievement, beautifully composed and profoundly moving.

The War: A Film By Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
25 Oct 2007 // 5:00 PM

Overall, The War is one of the most educational, informative, enlightening, and inspiring documentaries ever made.


Addressing America's Brutal Past in 'The Address'
2 May 2014 // 5:00 AM

The Address shows that there’s no point to public education if students don’t walk away with useful lessons for life.

Ken Burns’ ‘The Dust Bowl’ Highlights PBS Fall Lineup
16 May 2012 // 1:35 AM

PBS has announced a fall lineup that will include a Ken Burns documentary and a British historial drama.


Ken Burns’ Latest Documentary Is ‘The Dust Bowl’
15 Nov 2012 // 2:35 AM

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — America may seem like the butt of nature’s joke after the devastation of Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy. But nearly 80 years ago

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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