Ken Burns

The “far, far left,” “far, far right” and “third- and fourth-rate academics” are all wrong about America’s most famous documentary filmmaker. Just ask him.
Writers, historians and documentarians like Ken Burns have a lot to say about Chief of Staff John Kelly’s understanding of the Civil War.
President Donald Trump's chief of staff said Monday a “lack of an ability to compromise" triggered the war.
Cross-posted from TomDispatch.com I first “met” Noam Chomsky in 1969 by reading these words of his about the My Lai massacre
I started posting blogs on the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick documentary, "Vietnam War" last Sunday. These are just the ruminations
Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s documentary on the Vietnam War has continued its run on PBS, covering the JFK and early LBJ years
Its first episode can be understood as a sophisticated exercise in empire denial.
Initial excerpts suggest the series isn’t looking to provide definitive answers, perhaps as a way of avoiding political controversy in the Age of Trump.
"There's a reason Abraham Lincoln is on the $5 instead of Alex Trebek."
The Trump Budget, which will be sent to Congress on Thursday, among many things, eviscerates funding for the Corporation