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THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS LAVINE/KEN BURNS PRIZE FOR FILM LAUNCHES MENTORSHIP PROGRAM FOR HISTORY DOCUMENTARIANS

The Better Angels Society and the Crimson Lion/Lavine Family Foundation today announced The Better Angels/Lavine Fellowship, a new mentorship program for history documentary filmmakers whose work explores inclusive stories drawn from America’s past. The Fellowship is a new element of the Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize for Film, an annual award recognizing documentary

In Memoriam of Michelle Smith

  Michelle Smith (center) with Ken Burns and Michael Glosserman   Beloved Board Member and dear friend Michelle Smith passed away Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 surrounded by her family. Michelle’s enthusiasm and support for the work of The Better Angels Society and the films of Ken Burns, Lynn Novick, and the entire Florentine

Ken Burns on TODAY Show: Coronavirus will be comparable to Great Depression in American history

PBS is releasing the award-winning documentaries of Ken Burns free to students in lockdown. Joining TODAY from his home, Burns says the coronavirus pandemic will be a “hugely important moment” in future American history, comparable to the Great Depression and World War II. He says the crisis offers us “an opportunity to reset, to get

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