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Articles with keyword "documentaries"

Ken Burns shooting Thomas Hart Benton.

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Ken Burns and NEH

A selected filmography

Ken Burns with camera

Conversation

The Documentarian

Ken Burns talks about filmmaking, race, and the current media environment with NEH Chairman William D. Adams.

Illustration of Pilgrims

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Who Were the Pilgrims Who Celebrated the First Thanksgiving?

Ric Burns’s close look at the Pilgrims may change how we think of them.

photo of a dog-sled team

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Dog vs. Airplane

The race to save Nome from a diphtheria outbreak

Chinese commemorative stamp for Go.

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Go Figure

In talking about their national game, Chinese reveal world views, personal philosophies, and notions of other lands and peoples.

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The Long Shadow of Invisible Man

A film on Ralph Ellison and his novel delves into his position as a black man in America.

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An Hour Upon the Stage

The Federal Theatre Project's brief but controversial life is considered in an upcoming documentary.

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Partners of the Heart

An unconventional partnership leads to an advance in cardiac surgery.