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Lancaster Online: 3 Donegal High students find national success with their History Day documentaries

MARY ELLEN WRIGHT | Staff Writer Jul 28, 2019 When Taylor Barton first learned about pioneering 19th-century nurse Clara Barton, she wondered whether their common last name might not be just a coincidence. “I’ve always

By |July 29th, 2019|Categories: In The Press|

The Joplin Globe: Joplin student earns chance to meet Ken Burns through History Day contest

By Emily Younker eyounker@joplinglobe.com In his second year participating in National History Day, Josef Schuller has earned a special honor — the privilege of being able to meet famed filmmaker Ken Burns. “It’s really exciting,”

By |July 15th, 2019|Categories: In The Press|

The Press Enterprise: These young Inland historians showed their knowledge at National History Day

By STAFF REPORT | The Press-Enterprise PUBLISHED: July 11, 2019 at 3:00 pm | UPDATED: July 11, 2019 at 3:00 pm Allison Bushong, center, stands with California delegates during a luncheon in the U.S. Capitol. Bushong won first place in

By |July 12th, 2019|Categories: In The Press|

Tennessean: Ken Burns unveils guitars signed by country music legends at Belmont ahead of upcoming documentary

Oscar-nominated documentarian Ken Burns joined Belmont University President Bob Fisher Wednesday in unveiling two guitars signed by many of the country music artists who were interviewed for Burns' upcoming eight-part film, "Country Music," at the

By |June 3rd, 2019|Categories: In The Press|

Billboard: How Ken Burns’ New Documentary Will ‘Redefine What People Think of As Country Music’

Ken Burns reaches into his front-right jeans pocket to retrieve a small, burnished silver heart, then a coin awarded to learning-disabled students who memorize The Gettysburg Address. Next he pulls out a button from the

By |May 9th, 2019|Categories: In The Press|

The Washington Post: How maximum security inmates took on Cambridge in a debate about nuclear weapons — and won

"The three students from the University of Cambridge, wearing black suits and clutching sheaves of papers, stepped onto the wooden auditorium stage under the warm yellow lights. As members of a storied debate team, they

By |April 23rd, 2019|Categories: In The Press|