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Sunday, January 8 2012

The Best DVDs of 2011

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.


Reviews

Friday, April 15 2011

The Civil War: 150th Anniversary Commemorative Edition

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.


Thursday, October 25 2007

The War: A Film By Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

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


Blogs

Friday, May 2 2014

Addressing America's Brutal Past in 'The Address'

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


Wednesday, May 16 2012

Ken Burns’ ‘The Dust Bowl’ Highlights PBS Fall Lineup

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


News

Thursday, November 15 2012

Ken Burns’ Latest Documentary Is ‘The Dust Bowl’

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


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