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VIDEO=> Lib Historian Ken Burns: Trump’s Birtherism Is “Politer Way of Saying the N-Word”

Liberal historian Ken Burns told the hate website Salon Donald Trump’s birtherism accusations in 2011 was a “politer way to... The post VIDEO=> Lib Historian Ken Burns: Trump’s Birtherism Is “Politer Way of Saying the N-Word” appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Ken Burns Equates Birther Movement with ‘Saying the N-Word’

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

The celebrated documentary filmmaker had some harsh things to say about the pro-Confederate flag movement, too.

Video: Ken Burns on the Civil War: It Was About "Slavery, Slavery, Slavery"

Filmmaker Ken Burns appeared on Face the Nation today, and had some words about the revisionist history of the Civil War constantly being pushed by the right wing. He points out that South Carolina's articles of secession (the first state to secede) are all about "slavery, slavery, slavery." And not...

Ken Burns On ‘Face The Nation’: Confederate Flag “About Resistance To Civil Rights”

Given that he helmed the definitive documentary series on the most destructive conflict in American history, it makes sense that CBS invited The Civil War (and so many others) director Ken Burns on Face The Nation this morning to talk...Show More Summary

Ken Burns sets Confederate flag lovers straight: It’s about ‘slavery slavery slavery’

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Historian Ken Burns reminded supporters of the Confederacy on Sunday that the Civil War had been primarily about slavery, and not states’ rights as many conservatives have claimed. “You know, when the Constitutional Convention happened, there was a man named John J. Chapman, who said...

Ken Burns, Liberal Jerk: America's Still Racist, Birtherism is Just Like the N-Word

Michael Moore might be upset, but again on CBS’s Face the Nation on Sunday, host John Dickerson hailed PBS star Ken Burns as “the most renowned documentary film maker of his time.” Burns has a more academic, less comical tone, but he’s just as radically to the left. The occasion is the 25th anniversary of the Burns documentary The Civil War. Show More Summary

John Ostrander: The Power of Pop

I had reason a week ago to watch Ken Burns’ classic documentary The Civil War – part of the research for Kros: Hallowed Ground, now fully funded at Kickstarter, thank you very much. Briefly, the series mentioned Uncle Tom’s Cabin, the famed novel written by abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe and published in 1852. It was […]

Ranking the Top 10 Scottish Fighters of All Time

Scotland has a proud history in the sport of boxing. From Benny Lynch to Ken Buchanan to Ricky Burns, the nation has produced some great fighters through the years. But who is the best Scot of the lot? In an attempt to answer the question, Bleacher Report has looked back through the years and ranked the top 10 pugilists hailing from north of Hadrian's Wall. Begin Slideshow

States Rights or Slavery

Twenty five years ago director Ken Burns produced a mini series for PBS based on the Civil War. The nine part mini-series aired on five nights in 1990 and received tremendous acclaim, except in the South were it was viewed as terribly one sided. Show More Summary

Ken Burns

last monthHumor : Funny or Die

Ken Burns 2:23 Lyrics Ken Burns, Ken Burns, Ken Burns, Ken Burns Ken Burns, he direct Ken Burns, an effect Ken Burns, you respect Ken Burns, break ya’ neck yaOW! Cultural icon yeah we up in this spot Bitches on both my arms bowl cutShow More Summary

Joel McHale hosted the ESPYs and didn't just make jokes about balls

Joel McHale doesn't have a lot of bridges to burn in the sports world, so the ESPYs host went in deep for his opening monologue McHale called the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight snooze-worthy, mocked his Community co-star Ken Jeong, went...Show More Summary

Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns on the important subject you won't learn in business school

In today's rapidly evolving world, business leaders spend most of their time looking forward. But they shouldn't forget to look back. That's according to Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, who has directed "The Roosevelts"...Show More Summary

TR Interview: Star Trek and Superhero Show Veteran Phil Morris

2 months agoHumor : Topless Robot

Phil Morris isn't just the narrator of "Real Fake History," the new Machinima series that gives classic fictional battles the Ken Burns treatment (Beatrix Kiddo vs. the Crazy 88 is today's topic...

Exclusive Interview with Phil Morris for Machinima’s ‘Real Fake History’

The greatest battles in our memories didn’t occur in the history books. But, it’s on TV, movies and video games. In a Ken Burns’ documentary style storytelling, Machinima took a few of the greatest battles from geek culture into an education for all of us. Show More Summary

Machinima’s ‘Real Fake History’ Gives Pop Culture The Ken Burns Treatment

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : Tubefilter

As we learned from one of Community’s best ever episodes, Ken Burns’ heralded documentary films are also ripe targets for parody. Now, Machinima is taking aim at Burns’ signature filmmaking style with a series called Real Fake History,...Show More Summary

Ken Burns on Confederate Flag

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

It's resistance to civil rights, not heritage.

Alzheimer’s Activist to Congress: Show Me the Money

I am suffering from a bad case of disease envy.Cancer is suddenly everywhere – a segment on 60 Minutes, stories in major publications, even a three-part Ken Burns documentary. Top researchers throw around words like “breakthrough,” “revolutionary,” “remission,” and “cure.” I'm envious because the disease I advocate for isn’t cancer: It’s Alzheimer’s. Show More Summary

How Climate Change Is Destroying Historical Sites Around the World

Cliff palaces in Mesa Verde National Park. Image by Ken Lund via Flickr In the hot middle of August 1996, lightning struck a dense piñon-juniper range in Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado. Then flames licked up, burning northward through Soda Canyon, Little Soda Canyon, and Park Mesa’s research area. Show More Summary

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