Ken Burns

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Ken Burns said ( about Muhammad Ali ) : “Muhammad Ali was the very best at what he did,” “He was arguably America’s greatest athlete, and his unflinching insistence that he be unabashedly himself at all times made him a beacon for generations of people around the world seeking to express their own humanity” External link

msn-uk Friday, June 4, 2021 11:23:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "He is the seminal writer in the 20th century for Americans," External link

CBSnews Sunday, April 11, 2021 4:38:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : "Here he is, this misogynist, macho guy the kind of toxic masculine character who nonetheless, in stories like 'Up in Michigan' or 'Hills Like White Elephants,' is able to put himself into the mind and the experiences of a woman and do so in an incredibly surprising way," "And at other points, he's, himself, interested in role reversals. He wants all of his four wives to cut their hair short, like boys. He wants to grow his long. He wants to change things up" External link

CBSnews Sunday, April 11, 2021 4:38:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : "We were drawn to trying to get at a real Hemingway," "I think the persona of the wild man, the drunk, the bar guy, the big-game hunter, the big-sea fisherman is sort of what we inherit — the baggage we carry. But we lost everything the second we began this project. All of our baggage is somewhere else" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:06:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns says : "What we need is a more nuanced sense of his sexuality — his very complicated and evolving sexuality," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:06:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns says : "This is a man whose life ends very tragically by his own hand," "And people have expounded on all sorts of different rays: the genetics, the madness that existed in his family, his own father's suicide, the ideation that produced in him. ... We are not going to be bold enough to say that this is the one thing that did it — that pulled the trigger, literally and figuratively — but that it is a whole complex set of things" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:06:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns says : "The writing only increased in its power and glory and majesty," "As I confronted all of this negative stuff, it became important that the art transcended it and basically didn't excuse it" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:06:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

bostonherald Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:36:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

citynews-ca Monday, April 5, 2021 6:27:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

citynews-ca Monday, April 5, 2021 6:27:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : "The Hemingway collection was central to the process," "It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was" External link

timescolonist Monday, April 5, 2021 4:52:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : "So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it," External link

timescolonist Monday, April 5, 2021 4:52:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

680news Monday, April 5, 2021 4:19:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

680news Monday, April 5, 2021 4:19:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : "The Hemingway collection was central to the process," "It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was" External link

arkansasonline Monday, April 5, 2021 2:17:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : "So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it," External link

arkansasonline Monday, April 5, 2021 2:17:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, April 5, 2021 11:08:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, April 5, 2021 11:08:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "I was aware of this edifice of the macho characteristic and good writing," "The writing only increased in its power and glory and majesty" External link

upi Monday, April 5, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "He constructed a mask that was false," "Even with that mask in place, the mask of the big-game hunter, etc., he was also questing for a kind of truth" External link

upi Monday, April 5, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "As I confronted all of this negative stuff, it became important that the art transcended it and basically didn't excuse it," "We hold his feet to the fire" External link

upi Monday, April 5, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "His wives cut their hair short then to look like boys," "He wants them to call him Katherine, and he calls them Pete in the bedroom" External link

upi Monday, April 5, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "Nothing in life is good or bad," "We are all existing in this very complicated gray area" External link

upi Monday, April 5, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

bangordailynews Monday, April 5, 2021 6:37:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

bangordailynews Monday, April 5, 2021 6:37:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

tribtown Monday, April 5, 2021 6:12:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

tribtown Monday, April 5, 2021 6:12:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

Hindu Monday, April 5, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

Hindu Monday, April 5, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : "The Hemingway collection was central to the process," "It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was" External link

voanews Monday, April 5, 2021 12:57:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it," External link

voanews Monday, April 5, 2021 12:57:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

hjnews Sunday, April 4, 2021 5:37:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

hjnews Sunday, April 4, 2021 5:37:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, April 4, 2021 4:56:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, April 4, 2021 4:56:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

news4jax Sunday, April 4, 2021 4:16:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

news4jax Sunday, April 4, 2021 4:16:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

eagletribune Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:59:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:59:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

wftv Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:49:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

wftv Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:49:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

clickondetroit Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:35:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

clickondetroit Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:35:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

actionnewsjax Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:22:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

actionnewsjax Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:22:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “Something very new we’re discussing are the traumatic brain injuries that he suffered all throughout his life,” External link

thedailybeast Sunday, April 4, 2021 11:12:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "I wholeheartedly support the objectives of the letter writers," External link

nbcnews Friday, April 2, 2021 1:59:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns added : "But can we do better? Of course we can. Can PBS do better? Of course they can," External link

nbcnews Friday, April 2, 2021 1:59:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "I'm just very proud that it [PBS] does it as well as anybody else," "The fact that it's still not good enough? It just means we all have room for improvement" External link

nbcnews Friday, April 2, 2021 1:59:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "I wholeheartedly support the objectives of the letter writers," External link

nbcnews Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:10:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns added : "But can we do better? Of course we can. Can PBS do better? Of course they can," External link

nbcnews Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:10:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : "I'm just very proud that it [PBS] does it as well as anybody else," "The fact that it's still not good enough? It just means we all have room for improvement" External link

nbcnews Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:10:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns says : “The prose is so superior and so a reflection of his extraordinary discipline and his own merciless self-editing that the letters provide the relief,” “They give you a sense of the real person, filled with anxiety and doubt and vulnerability and anger” External link

smithsonianmag Thursday, April 1, 2021 4:54:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns says : “Whenever he gets into a kind of placid domestic situation, whether it’s in Paris or Key West, he finds a way to royal the waters,” “That’s the person realizing in a kind of interesting way that tragedy, that suffering, that friction offers the possibility of art” External link

smithsonianmag Thursday, April 1, 2021 4:54:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “That doesn’t go anywhere near explaining it,” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, March 30, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “In 2010, Google publicly disclosed how much of the ad revenue they share with publishers. At the time, publishers were earning 70% of the content ads” “In 2020, […] publishers are now only taking home between 30 and 40% of the ad revenue. That’s a huge decrease and we have seen the adverse effects of that change” External link

euractiv-en Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:23:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns says ( about In The ) : "The much more important thing is something that you find throughout well-intentioned history and art about African-Americans, which is that somehow they always need to have a white person around to justify them," External link

smithsonianmag Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:45:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns concludes ( about Jack Johnson ) : “I admire the play, and I admire the movie, and it’s heart is in the right place, and it’s intentions are good, but it's in a narrow bandwidth that doesn't permit the full scope of Jack Johnson, good, bad, and otherwise,” “It constrains him with narrative devices that aren't needed” External link

smithsonianmag Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:45:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “I was aware of this sort of edifice of the macho characteristic and good writing,” External link

msn-uk Sunday, February 7, 2021 10:40:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “What we need is a more nuanced sense of his sexuality,” External link

msn-uk Sunday, February 7, 2021 10:40:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “I think Louis Armstrong deserved a 10-hour series by us, and just was the central part of the Jazz series . So too we could have done a biography of Frederick Douglass out of The Civil War, of many other subjects that we are doing that are complicated in that way, and many other people who aren’t getting the full treatment, that are constituent parts of these other things” External link

msn-uk Sunday, February 7, 2021 10:40:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “In some ways this is [our] most adult film,” “I don’t mean that in any rating way. I mean that in how complicated it is to be able to tolerate contradiction, to be able to tolerate undertow, to understand that he could be one thing and the opposite of that thing at the same time” External link

msn-uk Sunday, February 7, 2021 10:40:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “I was aware of this sort of edifice of the macho characteristic and good writing,” External link

guardian Sunday, February 7, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “What we need is a more nuanced sense of his sexuality,” External link

guardian Sunday, February 7, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “I think Louis Armstrong deserved a 10-hour series by us, and just was the central part of the Jazz series . So too we could have done a biography of Frederick Douglass out of The Civil War, of many other subjects that we are doing that are complicated in that way, and many other people who aren’t getting the full treatment, that are constituent parts of these other things” External link

guardian Sunday, February 7, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “In some ways this is [our] most adult film,” “I don’t mean that in any rating way. I mean that in how complicated it is to be able to tolerate contradiction, to be able to tolerate undertow, to understand that he could be one thing and the opposite of that thing at the same time” External link

guardian Sunday, February 7, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Lynn Novick ) : “As Lynn said, they choose us". "The stuff that’s coming up is incredibly diverse in every sense of the meaning of that word,” External link

japantoday Thursday, February 4, 2021 1:04:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “it has be done with your gut,” External link

japantoday Thursday, February 4, 2021 1:04:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “it has be done with your gut,” External link

680news Wednesday, February 3, 2021 4:22:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “The stuff that’s coming up is incredibly diverse in every sense of the meaning of that word,” External link

680news Wednesday, February 3, 2021 4:22:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : "it has be done with your gut," External link

startribune Wednesday, February 3, 2021 6:44:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "The stuff that's coming up is incredibly diverse in every sense of the meaning of that word," External link

startribune Wednesday, February 3, 2021 6:44:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Lynn Novick ) : “As Lynn said, they choose us". "The stuff that’s coming up is incredibly diverse in every sense of the meaning of that word,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, February 3, 2021 4:42:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “it has be done with your gut,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, February 3, 2021 4:42:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “We’re beset by three viruses, are we not?” “A year-old COVID-19 virus, but also a 402-year-old virus of white supremacy, of racial injustice. ... And we’ve got an age-old human virus of misinformation, of paranoia, of conspiracies” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:41:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns suggested : “we are now in a toxic moment that needs a kind of discipline” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:41:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “I think Dante got a sense of who I am, what I do, and my connection to Walpole, which has been so strong for 41 and a half years,” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “It was very much the Christian understanding of the Judaic tradition,” “The Jerusalem of the Hebrew Bible was not left behind. It was recapitulated, synthesized into a renewed version of the congregation of Christ” External link

timesofisrael Thursday, November 26, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “He was governor, essentially, until he died,” External link

timesofisrael Thursday, November 26, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “It was the end of Native Americans in the entire New England [area],” “It’s the other story to tell… To put it mildly, it’s not the story being told in school” External link

timesofisrael Thursday, November 26, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “What drove them there fell apart,” “People wandered away. It was a splintering of the original Plymouth colony. A body of pure faith was not going to be established. There’s a sense of a tremendous tragic quality to it, whatever one thinks about fundamentalist Christianity” External link

timesofisrael Thursday, November 26, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “My films all focus on the importance of place in our lives,” “As Dante shows in his kind and generous film about our work, small-town New Hampshire is critical to who we are as filmmakers, even as our team has expanded to include editors and filmmakers in other parts of the country. I’ve been very fortunate to work and live in a town that has embraced our filmmaking as part of its fabric. I am so happy to have a chance to share this story and am hugely appreciative of the attention the film has brought to our art and town” External link

woub Wednesday, November 18, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns : "Na-da-di-da-da-da-dum" External link

CBSnews Monday, November 9, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns tells : "Before my mom died, I would watch, and I would hear from the other room about the dogs and the fire hoses in Selma. And it would make me as upset, as upset in my gut, as the worry about my mom," External link

CBSnews Friday, November 6, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns says : "I told people that 'Baseball' was the sequel to 'The Civil War,' and I meant it. I meant it," "How we play games, and the nature of immigration, and the exclusion of women, and popular culture, and advertising, and heroes, and villains, and our imagination, and race, and race, and race are who we are" External link

CBSnews Friday, November 6, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns told : "I find it the opposite direction of where we need to be going," External link

abc-au Thursday, May 7, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Barak Goodman ) : “I was thrilled to reunite with Sid and Barak on this project,” “For me, science, like history, is the exploration of what has come before and the promise of the future. THE GENE untangles the code of life itself” External link

woub Wednesday, April 1, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “The Roosevelts have played significant roles in other stories we’ve told before, from the National Parks to World War II,” “It’s impossible, in fact, to visit many parts of the American experience without encountering their presence. But beyond simply sharing a bloodline or political success, they each shared a passionate belief that America is at its strongest when everyone has an equal chance. And on a personal level, they each struggled to overcome their own fears while maintaining a public face of courage” External link

woub Tuesday, March 24, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “As many of us hunker down in the days ahead, it’s important that we find things that bring us together and show us our common humanity,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, March 20, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “As many of us hunker down in the days ahead, it’s important that we find things that bring us together and show us our common humanity,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “As many of us hunker down in the days ahead, it’s important that we find things that bring us together and show us our common humanity,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “As many of us hunker down in the days ahead, it's important that we find things that bring us together and show us our common humanity,” External link

brownsvilleherald Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:59:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “As many of us hunker down in the days ahead, it's important that we find things that bring us together and show us our common humanity,” External link

readingeagle Thursday, March 19, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : "As many of us hunker down in the days ahead, it's important that we find things that bring us together and show us our common humanity," External link

startribune Thursday, March 19, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “As many of us hunker down in the days ahead, it's important that we find things that bring us together and show us our common humanity,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, March 19, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “As many of us hunker down in the days ahead, it's important that we find things that bring us together and show us our common humanity,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, March 19, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “As many of us hunker down in the days ahead, it’s important that we find things that bring us together and show us our common humanity,” External link

tribtown Thursday, March 19, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “As many of us hunker down in the days ahead, it’s important that we find things that bring us together and show us our common humanity,” External link

cleveland Monday, March 16, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns says : “As many of us hunker down in the days ahead, it’s important that we find things that bring us together, and show us our common humanity,” External link

monstersandcritics Sunday, March 15, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “In country music, we found a love for storytelling that translates everyday experiences into universal truths that we can all identify with,” External link

woub Saturday, February 22, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ryman Auditorium ) : “In country music, we found a love for storytelling that translates everyday experiences into universal truths that we can all identify with,” “We are thrilled to have had the opportunity to bring film excerpts of COUNTRY MUSIC to those areas that gave birth to this most American of art forms. Ryman Auditorium, the Mother Church of Country Music, is a character itself in our film, and hosting this concert there was a dream come true for us. We are thrilled to now share this special evening with PBS viewers across the country” External link

woub Saturday, February 22, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns wrote : “Our condolences to the Phillips Singer family,” External link

al Wednesday, November 27, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “There’s no such thing as ordinary people,” External link

newsday-USA Friday, November 1, 2019 4:52:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns says : “Even then, Brooklyn meant the melting pot,” External link

newsday-USA Friday, November 1, 2019 4:52:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns says : “I think he just represents the continuation of the American dream,” External link

newsday-USA Friday, November 1, 2019 4:52:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns says : “I think he just represents the continuation of the American dream,” External link

newsday-USA Thursday, October 31, 2019 11:30:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “There’s no such thing as ordinary people,” External link

newsday-USA Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns says : “Even then, Brooklyn meant the melting pot,” External link

newsday-USA Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns says : “I think he just represents the continuation of the American dream,” External link

newsday-USA Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "This is about as American as you can get, as greatest story you can get, a kind of Russian novel of complex family stories," External link

foxnews Monday, September 23, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns explained : "We're afraid of four letters words in broadcasting but the one we're the most afraid of is l-o-v-e and we run with our tails between our legs from it so we could return to our rational worlds," External link

foxnews Monday, September 23, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : "He said you take country music, and you take black music, and you have the same G.D. thing every time," External link

abc7ny Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : "And they were to a person in a puddle of tears at the end," "They said, 'Look, I can't believe I had to come up to New Hampshire in the wintertime, in February, to learn more about my town Nashville and more about my business.' And that made us feel really, really good" External link

abc7ny Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT



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director9.09%EN09/03/201703/09/2017
cineasta4.55%PT09/02/201702/09/2017
president13.64%EN08/29/201729/08/2017
cineasta4.55%ES02/12/201712/02/2017
historian13.64%EN01/25/201725/01/2017
referee4.55%EN01/20/201720/01/2017
deputy4.55%EN01/19/201719/01/2017
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realizador9.09%PT11/27/201627/11/2016
producer9.09%EN09/28/201628/09/2016
film maker4.55%EN09/20/201620/09/2016
speaker4.55%EN06/16/201616/06/2016
vice president4.55%EN06/14/201614/06/2016
chief4.55%EN06/07/201607/06/2016
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Ken BurnsEN98.56%
Ken BurnsFR0.82%
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Paula Kerger said ( about Ken Burns ) : “I feel very privileged to have the opportunity to work with Ken Burns, whose legacy is extraordinary and as we look forward, has a very rich pipeline of programs that he’s bringing to public television,” External link

japantoday Thursday, February 4, 2021 1:04:00 AM EAT

Paula Kerger said ( about Ken Burns ) : “I feel very privileged to have the opportunity to work with Ken Burns, whose legacy is extraordinary and as we look forward, has a very rich pipeline of programs that he’s bringing to public television,” External link

680news Wednesday, February 3, 2021 4:22:00 PM EAT

Paula Kerger said ( about Ken Burns ) : "I feel very privileged to have the opportunity to work with Ken Burns, whose legacy is extraordinary and as we look forward, has a very rich pipeline of programs that he's bringing to public television," External link

startribune Wednesday, February 3, 2021 6:44:00 AM EAT

Paula Kerger said ( about Ken Burns ) : “I feel very privileged to have the opportunity to work with Ken Burns, whose legacy is extraordinary and as we look forward, has a very rich pipeline of programs that he’s bringing to public television,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, February 3, 2021 4:42:00 AM EAT

Marty Stuart said ( about Ken Burns ) : “The most important question Ken Burns asked me ... ‘Tell me about tradition,’” External link

usaToday Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Wayne Coyne says ( about Ken Burns ) : "Steven [Drozd, guitarist] and I began by viewing ourselves as if we were writing music for a Ken Burns documentary," "We wanted our music to reflect the sound of early 1970s south-Midwest USA musicians, which was the scene Steven and I grew up in, taking drugs, listening to music and doing crazy stuff" External link

theage Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Brent Bozell wrote ( about Ken Burns ) : “No amount of classical music, Ken Burns documentaries, or ‘Morning Editions’ is worth one saved human life,” “Ideally, CPB’s board would do the patriotic thing and voluntarily return this money. But as that is unlikely to happen, the next best thing would be to oppose such gratuitous grants when they are proposed in the future. You can count on our support and the millions of Americans who support the principles of the free market” External link

foxnews Friday, April 3, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Rosanne Cash said ( about Ken Burns ) : "I was reserving my judgment when I first heard that Ken [Burns] and his team were doing the documentary," "I wanted to make sure they were going to be comprehensive, sensitive, wise and thorough. When I heard what questions they were asking, who they wanted to interview, talking about specific artists and songs, I started to feel very comfortable and excited" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:22:00 PM EAT

Roseanne Cash said ( about Ken Burns ) : "I was reserving my judgment when I first heard that Ken [Burns] and his team were doing the documentary," "I wanted to make sure they were going to be comprehensive, sensitive, wise and thorough. When I heard what questions they were asking, who they wanted to interview, talking about specific artists and songs, I started to feel very comfortable and excited" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, October 15, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Colin Reed says ( about Ken Burns ) : “I think Ken Burns is going to turbo charge the people’s discovery and learning of the historical aspects of this fabulous genre,” “And I think it’s going to stimulate people to want to come visit and discover it in a meaningful way” External link

forbes Friday, September 27, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Colin Reed says ( about Ken Burns ) : “I think Ken Burns is going to turbo charge the people’s discovery and learning of the historical aspects of this fabulous genre,” “And I think it’s going to stimulate people to want to come visit and discover it in a meaningful way” External link

forbes Friday, September 27, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

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Ken Burns said ( about Muhammad Ali ) : “Muhammad Ali was the very best at what he did,” “He was arguably America’s greatest athlete, and his unflinching insistence that he be unabashedly himself at all times made him a beacon for generations of people around the world seeking to express their own humanity” External link

msn-uk Friday, June 4, 2021 11:23:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "He is the seminal writer in the 20th century for Americans," External link

CBSnews Sunday, April 11, 2021 4:38:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : "Here he is, this misogynist, macho guy the kind of toxic masculine character who nonetheless, in stories like 'Up in Michigan' or 'Hills Like White Elephants,' is able to put himself into the mind and the experiences of a woman and do so in an incredibly surprising way," "And at other points, he's, himself, interested in role reversals. He wants all of his four wives to cut their hair short, like boys. He wants to grow his long. He wants to change things up" External link

CBSnews Sunday, April 11, 2021 4:38:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : "We were drawn to trying to get at a real Hemingway," "I think the persona of the wild man, the drunk, the bar guy, the big-game hunter, the big-sea fisherman is sort of what we inherit — the baggage we carry. But we lost everything the second we began this project. All of our baggage is somewhere else" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:06:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns says : "What we need is a more nuanced sense of his sexuality — his very complicated and evolving sexuality," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:06:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns says : "This is a man whose life ends very tragically by his own hand," "And people have expounded on all sorts of different rays: the genetics, the madness that existed in his family, his own father's suicide, the ideation that produced in him. ... We are not going to be bold enough to say that this is the one thing that did it — that pulled the trigger, literally and figuratively — but that it is a whole complex set of things" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:06:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns says : "The writing only increased in its power and glory and majesty," "As I confronted all of this negative stuff, it became important that the art transcended it and basically didn't excuse it" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, April 6, 2021 10:06:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

bostonherald Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:36:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

citynews-ca Monday, April 5, 2021 6:27:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

citynews-ca Monday, April 5, 2021 6:27:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : "The Hemingway collection was central to the process," "It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was" External link

timescolonist Monday, April 5, 2021 4:52:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : "So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it," External link

timescolonist Monday, April 5, 2021 4:52:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

680news Monday, April 5, 2021 4:19:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

680news Monday, April 5, 2021 4:19:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : "The Hemingway collection was central to the process," "It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was" External link

arkansasonline Monday, April 5, 2021 2:17:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : "So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it," External link

arkansasonline Monday, April 5, 2021 2:17:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, April 5, 2021 11:08:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, April 5, 2021 11:08:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "I was aware of this edifice of the macho characteristic and good writing," "The writing only increased in its power and glory and majesty" External link

upi Monday, April 5, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "He constructed a mask that was false," "Even with that mask in place, the mask of the big-game hunter, etc., he was also questing for a kind of truth" External link

upi Monday, April 5, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "As I confronted all of this negative stuff, it became important that the art transcended it and basically didn't excuse it," "We hold his feet to the fire" External link

upi Monday, April 5, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "His wives cut their hair short then to look like boys," "He wants them to call him Katherine, and he calls them Pete in the bedroom" External link

upi Monday, April 5, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "Nothing in life is good or bad," "We are all existing in this very complicated gray area" External link

upi Monday, April 5, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

bangordailynews Monday, April 5, 2021 6:37:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

bangordailynews Monday, April 5, 2021 6:37:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

tribtown Monday, April 5, 2021 6:12:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

tribtown Monday, April 5, 2021 6:12:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

Hindu Monday, April 5, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

Hindu Monday, April 5, 2021 4:53:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : "The Hemingway collection was central to the process," "It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was" External link

voanews Monday, April 5, 2021 12:57:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it," External link

voanews Monday, April 5, 2021 12:57:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

hjnews Sunday, April 4, 2021 5:37:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

hjnews Sunday, April 4, 2021 5:37:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, April 4, 2021 4:56:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, April 4, 2021 4:56:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

news4jax Sunday, April 4, 2021 4:16:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

news4jax Sunday, April 4, 2021 4:16:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

eagletribune Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:59:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

eagletribune Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:59:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

wftv Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:49:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

wftv Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:49:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

clickondetroit Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:35:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

clickondetroit Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:35:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ernest Hemingway ) : “The Hemingway collection was central to the process,” “It helped us understand just what a disciplined writer he was” External link

actionnewsjax Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:22:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “So much of what he did in life was about love: running to it, running from it and ruining it,” External link

actionnewsjax Sunday, April 4, 2021 3:22:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “Something very new we’re discussing are the traumatic brain injuries that he suffered all throughout his life,” External link

thedailybeast Sunday, April 4, 2021 11:12:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "I wholeheartedly support the objectives of the letter writers," External link

nbcnews Friday, April 2, 2021 1:59:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns added : "But can we do better? Of course we can. Can PBS do better? Of course they can," External link

nbcnews Friday, April 2, 2021 1:59:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "I'm just very proud that it [PBS] does it as well as anybody else," "The fact that it's still not good enough? It just means we all have room for improvement" External link

nbcnews Friday, April 2, 2021 1:59:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "I wholeheartedly support the objectives of the letter writers," External link

nbcnews Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:10:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns added : "But can we do better? Of course we can. Can PBS do better? Of course they can," External link

nbcnews Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:10:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : "I'm just very proud that it [PBS] does it as well as anybody else," "The fact that it's still not good enough? It just means we all have room for improvement" External link

nbcnews Thursday, April 1, 2021 10:10:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns says : “The prose is so superior and so a reflection of his extraordinary discipline and his own merciless self-editing that the letters provide the relief,” “They give you a sense of the real person, filled with anxiety and doubt and vulnerability and anger” External link

smithsonianmag Thursday, April 1, 2021 4:54:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns says : “Whenever he gets into a kind of placid domestic situation, whether it’s in Paris or Key West, he finds a way to royal the waters,” “That’s the person realizing in a kind of interesting way that tragedy, that suffering, that friction offers the possibility of art” External link

smithsonianmag Thursday, April 1, 2021 4:54:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “That doesn’t go anywhere near explaining it,” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, March 30, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “In 2010, Google publicly disclosed how much of the ad revenue they share with publishers. At the time, publishers were earning 70% of the content ads” “In 2020, […] publishers are now only taking home between 30 and 40% of the ad revenue. That’s a huge decrease and we have seen the adverse effects of that change” External link

euractiv-en Tuesday, March 30, 2021 5:23:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns says ( about In The ) : "The much more important thing is something that you find throughout well-intentioned history and art about African-Americans, which is that somehow they always need to have a white person around to justify them," External link

smithsonianmag Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:45:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns concludes ( about Jack Johnson ) : “I admire the play, and I admire the movie, and it’s heart is in the right place, and it’s intentions are good, but it's in a narrow bandwidth that doesn't permit the full scope of Jack Johnson, good, bad, and otherwise,” “It constrains him with narrative devices that aren't needed” External link

smithsonianmag Thursday, February 25, 2021 5:45:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “I was aware of this sort of edifice of the macho characteristic and good writing,” External link

msn-uk Sunday, February 7, 2021 10:40:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “What we need is a more nuanced sense of his sexuality,” External link

msn-uk Sunday, February 7, 2021 10:40:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “I think Louis Armstrong deserved a 10-hour series by us, and just was the central part of the Jazz series . So too we could have done a biography of Frederick Douglass out of The Civil War, of many other subjects that we are doing that are complicated in that way, and many other people who aren’t getting the full treatment, that are constituent parts of these other things” External link

msn-uk Sunday, February 7, 2021 10:40:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “In some ways this is [our] most adult film,” “I don’t mean that in any rating way. I mean that in how complicated it is to be able to tolerate contradiction, to be able to tolerate undertow, to understand that he could be one thing and the opposite of that thing at the same time” External link

msn-uk Sunday, February 7, 2021 10:40:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “I was aware of this sort of edifice of the macho characteristic and good writing,” External link

guardian Sunday, February 7, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “What we need is a more nuanced sense of his sexuality,” External link

guardian Sunday, February 7, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “I think Louis Armstrong deserved a 10-hour series by us, and just was the central part of the Jazz series . So too we could have done a biography of Frederick Douglass out of The Civil War, of many other subjects that we are doing that are complicated in that way, and many other people who aren’t getting the full treatment, that are constituent parts of these other things” External link

guardian Sunday, February 7, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “In some ways this is [our] most adult film,” “I don’t mean that in any rating way. I mean that in how complicated it is to be able to tolerate contradiction, to be able to tolerate undertow, to understand that he could be one thing and the opposite of that thing at the same time” External link

guardian Sunday, February 7, 2021 10:19:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Lynn Novick ) : “As Lynn said, they choose us". "The stuff that’s coming up is incredibly diverse in every sense of the meaning of that word,” External link

japantoday Thursday, February 4, 2021 1:04:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “it has be done with your gut,” External link

japantoday Thursday, February 4, 2021 1:04:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “it has be done with your gut,” External link

680news Wednesday, February 3, 2021 4:22:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “The stuff that’s coming up is incredibly diverse in every sense of the meaning of that word,” External link

680news Wednesday, February 3, 2021 4:22:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : "it has be done with your gut," External link

startribune Wednesday, February 3, 2021 6:44:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "The stuff that's coming up is incredibly diverse in every sense of the meaning of that word," External link

startribune Wednesday, February 3, 2021 6:44:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Lynn Novick ) : “As Lynn said, they choose us". "The stuff that’s coming up is incredibly diverse in every sense of the meaning of that word,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, February 3, 2021 4:42:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “it has be done with your gut,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, February 3, 2021 4:42:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “We’re beset by three viruses, are we not?” “A year-old COVID-19 virus, but also a 402-year-old virus of white supremacy, of racial injustice. ... And we’ve got an age-old human virus of misinformation, of paranoia, of conspiracies” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:41:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns suggested : “we are now in a toxic moment that needs a kind of discipline” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Wednesday, January 20, 2021 12:41:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “I think Dante got a sense of who I am, what I do, and my connection to Walpole, which has been so strong for 41 and a half years,” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, December 22, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “It was very much the Christian understanding of the Judaic tradition,” “The Jerusalem of the Hebrew Bible was not left behind. It was recapitulated, synthesized into a renewed version of the congregation of Christ” External link

timesofisrael Thursday, November 26, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “He was governor, essentially, until he died,” External link

timesofisrael Thursday, November 26, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “It was the end of Native Americans in the entire New England [area],” “It’s the other story to tell… To put it mildly, it’s not the story being told in school” External link

timesofisrael Thursday, November 26, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “What drove them there fell apart,” “People wandered away. It was a splintering of the original Plymouth colony. A body of pure faith was not going to be established. There’s a sense of a tremendous tragic quality to it, whatever one thinks about fundamentalist Christianity” External link

timesofisrael Thursday, November 26, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “My films all focus on the importance of place in our lives,” “As Dante shows in his kind and generous film about our work, small-town New Hampshire is critical to who we are as filmmakers, even as our team has expanded to include editors and filmmakers in other parts of the country. I’ve been very fortunate to work and live in a town that has embraced our filmmaking as part of its fabric. I am so happy to have a chance to share this story and am hugely appreciative of the attention the film has brought to our art and town” External link

woub Wednesday, November 18, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns : "Na-da-di-da-da-da-dum" External link

CBSnews Monday, November 9, 2020 4:23:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns tells : "Before my mom died, I would watch, and I would hear from the other room about the dogs and the fire hoses in Selma. And it would make me as upset, as upset in my gut, as the worry about my mom," External link

CBSnews Friday, November 6, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns says : "I told people that 'Baseball' was the sequel to 'The Civil War,' and I meant it. I meant it," "How we play games, and the nature of immigration, and the exclusion of women, and popular culture, and advertising, and heroes, and villains, and our imagination, and race, and race, and race are who we are" External link

CBSnews Friday, November 6, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns told : "I find it the opposite direction of where we need to be going," External link

abc-au Thursday, May 7, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Barak Goodman ) : “I was thrilled to reunite with Sid and Barak on this project,” “For me, science, like history, is the exploration of what has come before and the promise of the future. THE GENE untangles the code of life itself” External link

woub Wednesday, April 1, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “The Roosevelts have played significant roles in other stories we’ve told before, from the National Parks to World War II,” “It’s impossible, in fact, to visit many parts of the American experience without encountering their presence. But beyond simply sharing a bloodline or political success, they each shared a passionate belief that America is at its strongest when everyone has an equal chance. And on a personal level, they each struggled to overcome their own fears while maintaining a public face of courage” External link

woub Tuesday, March 24, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “As many of us hunker down in the days ahead, it’s important that we find things that bring us together and show us our common humanity,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, March 20, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “As many of us hunker down in the days ahead, it’s important that we find things that bring us together and show us our common humanity,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “As many of us hunker down in the days ahead, it’s important that we find things that bring us together and show us our common humanity,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “As many of us hunker down in the days ahead, it's important that we find things that bring us together and show us our common humanity,” External link

brownsvilleherald Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:59:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “As many of us hunker down in the days ahead, it's important that we find things that bring us together and show us our common humanity,” External link

readingeagle Thursday, March 19, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : "As many of us hunker down in the days ahead, it's important that we find things that bring us together and show us our common humanity," External link

startribune Thursday, March 19, 2020 7:20:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “As many of us hunker down in the days ahead, it's important that we find things that bring us together and show us our common humanity,” External link

seattlepi Thursday, March 19, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “As many of us hunker down in the days ahead, it's important that we find things that bring us together and show us our common humanity,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, March 19, 2020 7:07:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “As many of us hunker down in the days ahead, it’s important that we find things that bring us together and show us our common humanity,” External link

tribtown Thursday, March 19, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “As many of us hunker down in the days ahead, it’s important that we find things that bring us together and show us our common humanity,” External link

cleveland Monday, March 16, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns says : “As many of us hunker down in the days ahead, it’s important that we find things that bring us together, and show us our common humanity,” External link

monstersandcritics Sunday, March 15, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “In country music, we found a love for storytelling that translates everyday experiences into universal truths that we can all identify with,” External link

woub Saturday, February 22, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said ( about Ryman Auditorium ) : “In country music, we found a love for storytelling that translates everyday experiences into universal truths that we can all identify with,” “We are thrilled to have had the opportunity to bring film excerpts of COUNTRY MUSIC to those areas that gave birth to this most American of art forms. Ryman Auditorium, the Mother Church of Country Music, is a character itself in our film, and hosting this concert there was a dream come true for us. We are thrilled to now share this special evening with PBS viewers across the country” External link

woub Saturday, February 22, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns wrote : “Our condolences to the Phillips Singer family,” External link

al Wednesday, November 27, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : “There’s no such thing as ordinary people,” External link

newsday-USA Friday, November 1, 2019 4:52:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns says : “Even then, Brooklyn meant the melting pot,” External link

newsday-USA Friday, November 1, 2019 4:52:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns says : “I think he just represents the continuation of the American dream,” External link

newsday-USA Friday, November 1, 2019 4:52:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns says : “I think he just represents the continuation of the American dream,” External link

newsday-USA Thursday, October 31, 2019 11:30:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : “There’s no such thing as ordinary people,” External link

newsday-USA Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns says : “Even then, Brooklyn meant the melting pot,” External link

newsday-USA Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns says : “I think he just represents the continuation of the American dream,” External link

newsday-USA Thursday, October 31, 2019 2:39:00 AM EAT

Ken Burns said : "This is about as American as you can get, as greatest story you can get, a kind of Russian novel of complex family stories," External link

foxnews Monday, September 23, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns explained : "We're afraid of four letters words in broadcasting but the one we're the most afraid of is l-o-v-e and we run with our tails between our legs from it so we could return to our rational worlds," External link

foxnews Monday, September 23, 2019 11:22:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : "He said you take country music, and you take black music, and you have the same G.D. thing every time," External link

abc7ny Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Ken Burns said : "And they were to a person in a puddle of tears at the end," "They said, 'Look, I can't believe I had to come up to New Hampshire in the wintertime, in February, to learn more about my town Nashville and more about my business.' And that made us feel really, really good" External link

abc7ny Wednesday, September 18, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT



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cineasta4.55%PT09/02/201702/09/2017
president13.64%EN08/29/201729/08/2017
cineasta4.55%ES02/12/201712/02/2017
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Paula Kerger said ( about Ken Burns ) : “I feel very privileged to have the opportunity to work with Ken Burns, whose legacy is extraordinary and as we look forward, has a very rich pipeline of programs that he’s bringing to public television,” External link

japantoday Thursday, February 4, 2021 1:04:00 AM EAT

Paula Kerger said ( about Ken Burns ) : “I feel very privileged to have the opportunity to work with Ken Burns, whose legacy is extraordinary and as we look forward, has a very rich pipeline of programs that he’s bringing to public television,” External link

680news Wednesday, February 3, 2021 4:22:00 PM EAT

Paula Kerger said ( about Ken Burns ) : "I feel very privileged to have the opportunity to work with Ken Burns, whose legacy is extraordinary and as we look forward, has a very rich pipeline of programs that he's bringing to public television," External link

startribune Wednesday, February 3, 2021 6:44:00 AM EAT

Paula Kerger said ( about Ken Burns ) : “I feel very privileged to have the opportunity to work with Ken Burns, whose legacy is extraordinary and as we look forward, has a very rich pipeline of programs that he’s bringing to public television,” External link

clickondetroit Wednesday, February 3, 2021 4:42:00 AM EAT

Marty Stuart said ( about Ken Burns ) : “The most important question Ken Burns asked me ... ‘Tell me about tradition,’” External link

usaToday Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Wayne Coyne says ( about Ken Burns ) : "Steven [Drozd, guitarist] and I began by viewing ourselves as if we were writing music for a Ken Burns documentary," "We wanted our music to reflect the sound of early 1970s south-Midwest USA musicians, which was the scene Steven and I grew up in, taking drugs, listening to music and doing crazy stuff" External link

theage Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Brent Bozell wrote ( about Ken Burns ) : “No amount of classical music, Ken Burns documentaries, or ‘Morning Editions’ is worth one saved human life,” “Ideally, CPB’s board would do the patriotic thing and voluntarily return this money. But as that is unlikely to happen, the next best thing would be to oppose such gratuitous grants when they are proposed in the future. You can count on our support and the millions of Americans who support the principles of the free market” External link

foxnews Friday, April 3, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Rosanne Cash said ( about Ken Burns ) : "I was reserving my judgment when I first heard that Ken [Burns] and his team were doing the documentary," "I wanted to make sure they were going to be comprehensive, sensitive, wise and thorough. When I heard what questions they were asking, who they wanted to interview, talking about specific artists and songs, I started to feel very comfortable and excited" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, October 15, 2019 9:22:00 PM EAT

Roseanne Cash said ( about Ken Burns ) : "I was reserving my judgment when I first heard that Ken [Burns] and his team were doing the documentary," "I wanted to make sure they were going to be comprehensive, sensitive, wise and thorough. When I heard what questions they were asking, who they wanted to interview, talking about specific artists and songs, I started to feel very comfortable and excited" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, October 15, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Colin Reed says ( about Ken Burns ) : “I think Ken Burns is going to turbo charge the people’s discovery and learning of the historical aspects of this fabulous genre,” “And I think it’s going to stimulate people to want to come visit and discover it in a meaningful way” External link

forbes Friday, September 27, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Colin Reed says ( about Ken Burns ) : “I think Ken Burns is going to turbo charge the people’s discovery and learning of the historical aspects of this fabulous genre,” “And I think it’s going to stimulate people to want to come visit and discover it in a meaningful way” External link

forbes Friday, September 27, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT