Ken Burns

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

The New York Roosevelts of Oyster Bay (Teddy’s branch) and those of Hyde Park (F.D.R.’s) are dissected under Burns’ microscope with expectedly reverential care, but it doesn’t shy away from missteps, failures and regrets – rather, the series reveals how they guided the continual evolution of all three principals. It also demonstrates how each eventual …

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The Dust Bowl

Ken Burns, who has a pretty darn great job if you ask me, returns with his latest epic chronicle of America. This time he sets his sights on The Dust Bowl, the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history. As recent times have equated the modern Recession with the Great Depression, it is humbling to …

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Next up for Ken Burns – The National Parks: America’s Best Idea

An Evening with Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan Monday April 20, 2009 Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA Ken Burns is a bonafide rock star with the PBS crowd. Known for epic documentaries about all types of American history, from Jazz, to Baseball, to The Civil War, he is one of the few documentarians who is actually …

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