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Billboard: Ken Burns ‘Country Music’ Documentary Slated for September Premiere on PBS

"Ken Burns has a new music documentary coming to PBS this fall. Produced by Burns and his longtime collaborators Dayton Duncan and Julie Dunfey, Country Music will follow the history and evolution of the quintessentially American music genre -- from the hills of Appalachia to the honky-tonk of Texas and Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry -- over the course

Los Angeles Times: Ken Burns turns to ‘Country Music’ for his next PBS docuseries

"There was a moment, however fleeting, when documentary filmmaker Ken Burns thought a change of pace might be in order as he was wrapping up more than a decade of often emotionally draining, logistically nightmarish work on his 10-part, 18-hour exploration of the complex history and bitter legacy of the Vietnam War." READ MORE

DONOR SPOTLIGHT: Lynda and Stewart Resnick

Lynda and Stewart Resnick pledged a generous $1 million gift to The Better Angels Society to further the educational outreach associated with Ken Burns’ PBS documentary, The Vietnam War.  Continuing their long-standing commitment to strategic and impact-driven philanthropic work, the Resnicks’ gift ensured that high schools across America are equipped with the curriculum developed to

DONOR SPOTLIGHT: Lynch Foundation

For the last 25 years, The Lynch Foundation has focused its efforts on assisting educational and cultural programs, in addition to historical preservation. When Carolyn Lynch and Ken Burns met in 2009, it seemed only a matter of time before the foundation would pledge support to his work through The Better Angels Society. Carolyn and