By Emily Younker email@example.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,” said Schuller from his Joplin home last week. “Wow, we actually get to meet Ken Burns. What they call ‘the
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 her division at the 2019 National History Day competition for her documentary, “Triumph of Representation and Tragedy of Repercussion: Silent
Country Music: Live at the Ryman, A Concert Celebrating the Film by Ken Burns’ will air on PBS on September 8th By STEPHEN L. BETTS One week ahead of the premiere of Country Music, the eight-part historical documentary by filmmaker Ken Burns, PBS will air Country Music: Live at the Ryman, A Concert Celebrating the Film by
Yesterday was the 75th anniversary of D-Day and Ken appeared on The Today Show to talk about its significance and the importance of not forgetting.
On June 5th CBS This Morning did a segment on the Central Park Five and the backlash against former prosecutor Linda Fairstein. The segment includes an interview with Sarah Burns. The Netflix miniseries When They See Us has brought renewed interest in the case and lessons learned.
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 school's Gallery of Iconic Guitars. The two Martin D-28 guitars, signed by 76 out of 101 musicians featured in "Country
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 uniform of a soldier who landed at Normandy on D-Day and, finally, a Minié ball fired from a musket at
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 had competed the world over but never in a place like this — a stripped-down hall in a maximum-security prison