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Ken Burns’s first children’s book, and more presidential lore.
Add David McCullough to the list of eminent historians who think the presumptive GOP nominee is a menace. McCullough, joining Ken Burns and more, took to Facebook to lash out on video.
by Rich Smith Shots fired. A group of major historians collected by Ken Burns don't want Trump to be in charge of anything, much less this battleship. Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com Noted documentarian Ken Burns, along with historian David McCullough, started a Facebook group yesterday called Historians on Donald Trump. Show More Summary
A group of historians whose life’s work has consisted of studying the men, women and events that shaped America have banded together to speak out against Donald Trump. Historians including David McCullough, Ken Burns, Robert Caro, Ron...Show More Summary
Ken Burns has been nominated for two Academy Awards and won two Emmy awards for his riveting documentaries, with his most recent being The Roosevelts. So what does a man who clearly loves history read in his spare time?
Experts assembled by the author David McCullough and the filmmaker Ken Burns are speaking with alarm on Facebook about the presidential candidate’s place in American history.
Get an in-depth look at the Windy City’s history and culture in a special event that focuses on themes from three of Ken Burns' series: “Prohibition,” “Jazz" and "Frank Lloyd Wright." The five-day tour, presented by Burns and Tauck tour company, offers a look at the years 1871 to 1933, a pivotal...
The documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, who made the film The Central Park Five about five black teens wrongly convicted of assaulting a white woman in New York City, recalls the role Donald Trump played in the rush to convict them. "He...Show More Summary
In an interview with the Daily Beast on a retrospective of his films, acclaimed documentarian Ken Burn spent the majority of his time discussing the candidacy of presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump and what it says about America. Burns was promoting the SundanceNow Doc Club collection...
The acclaimed documentarian discusses how Trumps demagoguery, race in America, and more. A retrospective of his films is currently streaming at SundanceNow Doc Club.
The historian Ken Burns used, or perhaps coined, the phrase "Vichy Republicans" in a recent commencement address. This phrase aptly describes those in the GOP who have chosen the path of collaboration with Donald John Trump's seizure of the party rather than the more courageous path of resistance. Show More Summary
Unremarked upon in Ken Burns terrific documentary about the Civil War, a group of Confederate soldiers, after surrendering at Vicksburg, were paroled, over the objections of William Tecumseh Sherman, by U.S. Grant. Grant's opinion was...Show More Summary
Ken Burns isn’t usually someone who wades into political battles. The fact that the famous documentary director had to put Donald Trump on blast is likely a sign Ken Burns has had enough and feels like he needs to bring his perspective to the political battle unfolding in America. Show More Summary
Filmmaker Ken Burns gave a blistering attack on Donald Trump during Stanford’s commencement speech last Sunday.
It is a political Ponzi scheme. And asking this man to assume the highest office in the land would be like asking a newly minted car driver to fly a 747.
AGING REALITY TV STAR WITH BIZARRE FREEZE-DRIED COIFFURE UTTERS EXTREMIST RHETORIC AGAINST POLITICAL OPPONENT. Ken Burns trashes Trump at Stanford graduation, calls on ‘Vichy Republicans’ to reconsider: “That’s a comparison to the French government that cooperated with the Nazis during World War II. Show More Summary
I believe the fully and completely ignored danger in this election is believing Trump is just a flash in the pan and he will never win against HRC regardless of how much she is denigrated by Republicans trying to prove Bengahzi or DEMS who believe Bernie is their candidate. It is not a good time […]
"We see nurtured in his campaign an incipient proto-fascism..."
Filmmaker and historian Ken Burns took to the podium at Stanford University's commencement this weekend to warn graduates of the impending threat Donald Trump poses to the American experiment, and he did not mince words. Rather than try and excerpt it, I'm going to simply put the entire transcript here, courtesy of Media Matters. read more