The link between Hollywood and politics has always been strong, and David Letterman took some well-deserved shots at troubled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford with his hilarious sketch “Ken Burns Presents The Statement By Rob Ford” on “The Late...Show More Summary
On Tuesday we reported that radio talk show host Chris Plante discovered President Barack Obama had neglected to use the phrase "under God" when reciting the Gettysburg Address for a Ken Burns film project. The push-back on the story...Show More Summary
Many Americans are offended that on Tuesday, President Obama recited a version of the Gettysburg Address that omitted the phrase “under God” for a celebrity project created by progressive documentarian Ken Burns. Some Americans likeShow More Summary
After President Obama's recitation of the Gettysburg Address for documentarian Ken Burns ignited a firestorm among conservatives, but before the matter had been definitively laid to rest, CBS News' Major Garrett asked White House Press...Show More Summary
Documentarian Ken Burns has asked numerous celebrities to be recorded reading the Gettysburg Address (spoken by President Lincoln 150 years ago today). A mashup of the reading which includes all five living Presidents is in the video above. The individual readings can be found here. It is one of the best and most important speeches […]
(Steven Hayward) Yup, this is probably how it would go down today. I’ll bet this is how it appeared on Obama’s Teleprompter today in any case. (And do we really believe that he left out “under God” today because Ken Burns asked him...Show More Summary
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address filmmaker Ken Burns, along with PBS and other partners, are encouraging everyone in America to "Learn the Address." Celebrities such as Whoopi Goldberg and Stephen Colbert have taken the challenge to record themselves reading the address, along with former presidents George W. Show More Summary
Washington DC talk show host Chris Plante reported today that Barack Obama omitted the words "under God" from the Gettysburg Address when reciting the great speech for a Ken Burns documentary. Burns had filmed all living presidents as...Show More Summary
Have you ever wanted to see George W. Bush, Taylor Swift, Nancy Pelosi, Usher, and President Obama united for a common cause? Now is your chance. Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns has gathered an eclectic group, including the five living presidents,...
In honor of the 150th anniversary of one of America’s most well-known speeches, historical documentary producer Ken Burns wove together some celebrities and politicians–including all 5 living presidents–reading Lincoln’s famed Gettysburg Address. Also Taylor Swift read a line. Obviously.
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, filmmaker Ken Burns and a group of partner organizations have launched Learn the Address, a nationwide project to encourage every American to recite Lincoln’s historic speech, record it on video, and upload it to the Internet. American public figures of all stripes, from presidents to comedians, […]
Coming soon from the acclaimed filmmaker: The story of a conflict that would have seared men's souls... if anybody involved had them. Ken Burns' "The Republican Civil War": Another leak from the minds of The Final Edition
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of former President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, documentarian Ken Burns gathered an all-star cast to recreate the iconic speech The video, above, shows all five living presidents, as well...Show More Summary
Burning Love (E!, 10:30 p.m.) – Second season TV premiere. It’s so weird that E! is the network that runs this web series. Between the cast Ken Marino assembled — Michael Ian Black, June Diane Raphael, Adam Scott, Paul Scheer, Rob Heubel,...Show More Summary
Louis CK was having a little bit of trouble wending his way through a recitation of the Gettysburg Address he was recording for documentarian Ken Burns' website Learn the Address. Luckily, he had noted historical scholar and part-time comedy icon Jerry Seinfeld about seven feet away to provide him with the proper context. Show More Summary
Everyone from Stephen Colbert to Taylor Swift is trying their hand at Lincoln's most famous speech.
"The mayor-elect has agreed to settle this case," said Ken Burns, who made a film about the wrongful conviction of the Central Park Five. The post New York’s New Mayor Will Finally Settle The Case Of The Central Park Five appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Just yesterday I wrote about Learn the Address, a new website launched by Ken Burns and others encouraging all Americans to record themselves reciting the Gettysburg Address. I don’t plan to post a new video from the site every day, but I can’t resist sharing this one—especially since I previously gave Louis C.K. Show More Summary
“To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, documentarian Ken Burns, along with numerous partners, has launched a national effort to encourage everyone in America to video record themselves reading or reciting theShow More Summary
To mark the 150th anniversary of Gettysburg Address, acclaimed documentarian Ken Burns is leading a nationwide project called "Learn the Address", which encourages Americans to record themselves reciting President Lincoln's landmark speech. Show More Summary