"Bringin’ history to life while we zoomin’ in on pictures/ Btch check the zeitgeist, generation fixture!" With lyrics like that, who could argue that American director and documentarian Ken Burns shouldn't have a rap song about him?Show More Summary
Perhaps Ken Burns had the right idea when he named his public television series The National Parks: America’s Best Idea. Even though I worked for the Forest Service for 34 years, I’m inclined to agree
The week before last, millions of Americans were captivated by a six-hour documentary on PBS that gave us an intimate look at cancer. "Ken Burns Presents CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES, a Film by Barak Goodman" poignantly documents...Show More Summary
@AceofSpadesHQ pic.twitter.com/bMXeoWpzB8— Arthur Kimes (@ComradeArthur) April 13, 2015 Hillary so old, her prom theme was "Enchantment Under the Pharaohs." Hillary so old, Ken Burns keeps following her around with a group of fiddlers. Hillary so old, her main concern in...
Last week millions of television viewers watched the Ken Burns production of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies. It is a magnificent documentary film that is based largely upon Siddhartha Mukherjee's Pulitzer Prize winning book. InShow More Summary
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War and the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. To mark the occasion, PBS is airing a remastered edition of Ken Burns' landmark documentary series "The Civil War....
The third and final episode in the Ken Burns documentary aired last night and is now available through PBS online. The six-hour documentary is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Emperor of all Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by physician and researcher Siddhartha Mukherjee. As to be expected with any Ken Burns production, the sweep [...]
After binge-watching Ken Burns’ latest 14-hour documentary on the Roosevelts, I moved through the world at its deliberate pace. I was scheduled to meet Burns for breakfast and panned across the restaurant looking for him the way his camera helps you find a young FDR in a Harvard group photo. Show More Summary
As I sat on my couch last night, laptop sitting in front of me, I awaited the Ken Burns adaptation of Siddartha Mukherjee’s excellent book The Emperor of All Maladies into a three part television documentary to air on PBS. I’m not sure whether I’ll blog the show or not, but if I do I’ll…
At a time when documentaries are getting more attention from mainstream moviegoers, Ken Burns, the documentarian behind epics including “The Civil War," “Baseball” and two dozen other films, says the best advice he can offer aspiring...Show More Summary
The three-part, six-hour documentary series "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies" has all the makings of a good novel. There are heroes and villains, hope and despair, twists and turns, a rollercoaster of emotions and a storyline that...Show More Summary
Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns During the first of three episodes of Ken Burns’ latest documentary, former Director of the National Cancer Institute Dr. Vincent DeVita, shares a memory of his aunt who had developed cancer when he was a child. Show More Summary
Burns and director Barak Goodman talk to us about the ambitious and personal "Cancer: The Emperor Of All Maladies"
She dined on the Upper East Side. In New York this week, Q-Tip joined the ranks of those who have visited Kappo Masa recently (despite bad reviews); Katie Couric celebrated Ken Burns at A Voce Columbus; Amanda Seyfried brought her dog to lunch, and Larry David went out to dinner on the Upper East Side, at Philippe. Show More Summary
Join PBS NewsHour for an exclusive Twitter chat with Ken Burns to discuss the making of the series, "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies." Continue reading ? The post Join PBS NewsHour to discuss “The Emperor of All Maladies” with Ken Burns appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The newest documentary from Ken Burns premieres Monday on PBS stations, and unlike topics Burns has tackled in the past — baseball, jazz, the Roosevelts, the National Parks — this time around the subject matter isn’t exactly an easy sell....
Edward Herrmann had collapsed at the studio in New York, and no one knew why.
Before Terrence Howard reignited his star status as Lucious Lyon on Empire, the actor participated in the upcoming Ken Burns documentary Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies. The documentary, which is based on the book written by Siddhartha Mukherjee, aims to shed light on cancer and those who are affected by it.
The National Endowment for the Humanities will funnel $1.4 million to California museums, university-based scholars and libraries in grants announced this week, including $40,000 for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for a touring exhibition on the art of Sri Lanka.