In the interview Ken talks about everything from Twitter to mockumentries and discusses his upcoming film Country Music. Take a moment to watch and enjoy!
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
Vince Gill was having some trouble with the teleprompter during the taping of Ken Burns’ all-star “Country Music: Live at the Ryman” concert in Nashville on Wednesday night. “That’s why I didn’t go to college — I suck at reading,” he joked with characteristic self-deprecating humor after flubbing one of his lines. The show was taped
Ken Burns was in his element Wednesday night at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. When the filmmaker took the stage at country music’s mother church, he was greeted with a standing ovation — from a room filled, clearly, with fans of American history, public television, and “Country Music.” [READ MORE]
When filmmaker Ken Burns announced that the subject of his next PBS mega-documentary would be country music, I’ll admit that I was very excited. If you’re a Burns junkie like I am, you are likely willing to watch whatever it is that he and his team assemble for our viewing pleasure. I’ve lost count of