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Ken Burns: American Lives
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Revered as the author of the Declaration of Independence, the most sacred document in American history, yet condemned as a lifelong owner of slaves, Thomas Jefferson remains the enigma that is America.

  • Runtime: 1 hr 44 min
  • Quality: HD
  • Studio: PBS
  • Amazon rating: 5

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Ken Burns: Christophers 'Generous' to Give Him Life Achievement Award - Catholic New York


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Ken Burns: Christophers 'Generous' to Give Him Life Achievement Award
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Documentarian Ken Burns, with a string of television successes that range back into the 1980s, said the Christophers were “generous” in giving him their Life Achievement Award this year. “It's pretty fantastic,” Burns told Catholic News Service in a ...

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'American Socialist: The Life and Times of Eugene Victor Debs' doc focuses on timeless ideas - Los Angeles Times


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'American Socialist: The Life and Times of Eugene Victor Debs' doc focuses on timeless ideas
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Though Debs is a legendary and influential character, the style of "American Socialist" fails to come to life. It decidedly apes the style of Ken Burns' documentaries, with archival photos, narrated voice-over passages, plus various contemporary ...

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