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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 Angels Prize for Young Filmmakers to be Presented in Partnership with National History Day Washington, DC – March 5, 2019

Associated Press: Ken Burns Prize for Film to honor documentaries

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Library of Congress will begin presenting an award named for Ken Burns, who elevated the craft of historical documentaries. Officials announced on Tuesday the creation of the Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize for Film. The annual award will recognize a filmmaker whose documentary uses original research and compelling narrative to

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