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  1. Monuments are a great American storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | American Thinker

    ... like brave Longstreet and Mahone . Yet, Lee's inspiring qualities to previous generations are undeniable. Even Ken Burns' 1990 " Civil War " series was a near hagiography of the man. Of course, the whole concept of a "worthy opponent" is anathema ...

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  2. Why the Civil War still mattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... are as complex, and none as tragic, as the years between 1861-65. The Civil War, said historian Shelby Foote in Ken Burns' remarkable PBS documentary series, "was the crossroads of our being, and it was a hell of a crossroads." Foote believed, as I ...

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  3. History 7 hour ago 12:48 a.m.Understanding, listening are the keys to healing post-Civil War woundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | KCEN

    ... are as complex, and none as tragic, as the years between 1861-65. The Civil War, said historian Shelby Foote in Ken Burns' remarkable PBS documentary series, "was the crossroads of our being, and it was a hell of a crossroads." Foote believed, as I ...

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  4. History talk set for Saturday in SteubenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | Bangor Daily News

    ... the Chamberlain family home. Garrett will talk about renewed interest in Chamberlain that has come from the Ken Burns' PBS Civil War film and the hero of Little Round Top in the movie "Gettysburg." But who was this man? How did this Mainer, Bowdoin ...

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  5. History Channel tweets pic of Washington fighting wrong warRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | SFGate

    ... the troops with the caption "On This Day in History 1863, the Battle of Gettysburg ends." But you don't have to be Ken Burns to realize the troops are neither the North's Yankees nor the South's Confederates. They actually are soldiers of the ...

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  6. The truth about Robert E. Lee: He wasn't very good at his jobRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    ... War" and several other books on the war, Lee is not the humble, proud battlefield loser presented by documentarian Ken Burns and other popular works of history, but a bumbling strategist and the central character in "the most successful propaganda ...

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  7. 'Killer Angels' in Fullerton views hearts and minds of Civil War combatantsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | The Wave

    ... uses lighting, clouds of smoke, and sound effects (shouts, explosions and dramatic music, much of it pulled from Ken Burns' famed PBS documentary series) to enhance the action of the military skirmishes. Every major character has key moments where, ...

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  8. 'Donald Trump's Civil War' by Ken BurnsRead the original story

    May 4, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    "I mean, had Andrew Jackson been a little later, you wouldn't have had the Civil War. He was a very tough person, but he had a big heart.

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  9. 'Donald Trump's Civil War' by Ken BurnsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    A portrait of former President Andrew Jackson hangs on the wall behind President Donald Trump, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence, in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, D.C., on March 31, 2017. A portrait of former President Andrew Jackson hangs on the wall behind President Donald Trump, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence, in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, D.C., on March 31, 2017.

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  10. Civil War Times Review: The Gettysburg StoryRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | HistoryNet

    When PBS's War many reviewers and historians aired in September 2012, Death and the Civil wondered when documentary filmmakers would move beyond using what can be called the "Ken Burns" effects-slow pans across photographs, landscape shots and interviews with talking heads-and present viewers with a new way to envision the past. Jake Boritt's new film The Gettysburg Story introduces three techniques for depicting the war's most famous battle and the field upon which it was fought: aerial drone cinematography, time-lapse footage and dynamic digital mapping.

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  11. Film Review: Civil War- The Untold StoryRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2017 | HistoryNet

    ... and the Civil War) and technique (Jake Boritt's The Gettysburg Story). But none have been able to move beyond Ken Burns' iconic documentary form, introduced nearly 25 years ago. We still get slow pans across photographs and other archival documents, ...

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  12. 12/20/2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Digby

    ... illustrated screeds with references to past screeds: ... Accuracy in Media just dropped a scathing indictment of Ken Burns. Yes, they're talking about the Civil War and baseball guy, who they say "hammers at left-wing mantras in his documentaries." ...

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  13. Ken Burns working on Mayo Clinic documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Post-Bulletin

    Does that fellow in the suit in the lower right look familiar? It's Academy Award-winning documentarian Ken Burns, who is creating a film about Mayo Clinic. Does that fellow in the suit in the lower right look familiar? It's Academy Award-winning documentarian Ken Burns, who is creating a film about Mayo Clinic.

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