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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|

The Better Angels Society is Pleased to Announce the Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize for Film

THE BETTER ANGELS SOCIETY, THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS AND THE CRIMSON LION/LAVINE FAMILY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS LAVINE/KEN BURNS PRIZE FOR FILM Annual Award to Recognize Exemplary Accomplishment in Historical Documentaries Next Generation

By |March 5th, 2019|Categories: General Updates|

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