Ken Burns - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Ken Burns McCullough talks Trump, history and his new book NEW YORK (AP) — David McCullough, worried about a president he calls "a cloud" on the American horizon, knows well the consolations of history. "We've been through much harder times than we're in now," the Pulitzer Prize-winning author told The Associated Press during a recent telephone interview. "Yes, we have had problems and have had dishonest and evil people in positions... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 11:56:00 GMT 2017-04-14T11:56:00Z Public television chief says Trump budget would hit options WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's proposal to eliminate funds for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting would most dramatically affect rural and minority communities, eventually forcing some local television and radio stations to close, the corporation's president and chief executive officer told Congress Tuesday. The president's budget would e... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:42:00 GMT 2017-03-28T17:42:00Z Documentarian Ken Burns making film on Muhammad Ali NEW YORK (AP) — The late Muhammad Ali is getting the Ken Burns treatment. The PBS documentarian announced Tuesday that he and two partners will make a two-part, four-hour film about the former heavyweight champ, who died last June. Burns, his daughter Sarah and David McMahon collaborated for a PBS documentary on Jackie Robinson that debuted last year. ... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:27:00 GMT 2017-03-28T17:27:00Z Ward Chamberlin Jr., public broadcasting pioneer, dies at 95 NEW YORK (AP) — Ward B. Chamberlin Jr., who pioneered public broadcasting, led stations in New York and Washington and helped launch the career of Oscar-nominated documentarian Ken Burns, has died from complications from dementia. He was 95. His daughter, Lyn Chamberlin, confirmed Saturday to The Associated Press that her father died Thursday in Bedford, ... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 22:56:00 GMT 2017-02-25T22:56:00Z In emotional speech, Streep renews harsh criticism of Trump NEW YORK (AP) — In an emotional speech by turns tearful, defiant and humorous, Meryl Streep doubled down on her harsh criticism of President Donald Trump, and spoke of having become a target since she first took him on in her Golden Globes speech in January. Addressing a cheering audience at a fundraising gala for the Human Rights Campaign, a national LGB... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 04:00:00 GMT 2017-02-13T04:00:00Z Vietnam doc makes Ken Burns, Trent Reznor partners PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Ken Burns and Trent Reznor would seem two unlikely collaborators, but both describe their recent work on the upcoming PBS documentary on the Vietnam War as among the most satisfying of their careers. Reznor, the Nine Inch Nails singer and Academy Award-winning film score composer with partner Atticus Ross, made the score for the 10... Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:38:00 GMT 2017-01-15T21:38:00Z