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by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 125 comments on Mon Sep 27, 2010 at 06:31 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 98 comments on Thu Jun 03, 2010 at 07:33 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
All summer I've waited for this week, Ken Burn's The ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 276 comments on Sun Oct 04, 2009 at 10:01 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
When city life is hemming in on me, a trip into wild country outside of the city will work wonders in my life, and I'll go back into the city with a smile on my face, renewed in spirit and ...
by people power granny
Comment Count 65 comments on Wed Sep 30, 2009 at 07:42 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
I watched the first installment of the gloriously filmed and narrated Ken Burns series "The National Parks: America's Best Idea" last night. As a major supporter of the National Parks system, I have ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 353 comments on Mon Sep 28, 2009 at 04:23 AM PDT with 292 Recommends
Episode 1. Let's comment here. I was offended by the title, but Burns' defused this first objection by quoting someone up front saying Jefferson's idea of equal opportunity is the US's best idea, ...
by samdiener
Comment Count 48 comments on Sun Sep 27, 2009 at 05:39 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
This diary is potpourri from places where I'd much rather be, like here with these people: ...
by RLMiller
Comment Count 37 comments on Fri Sep 25, 2009 at 06:02 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
by TiaRachel
Comment Count 233 comments on Thu Sep 24, 2009 at 07:58 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
I'm sure Keith & y'all won't object to the temporary displacement of the Countdown diary logo tonight in light of the day's sadness.
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 93 comments on Wed Aug 26, 2009 at 06:47 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 226 comments on Wed Jul 29, 2009 at 06:41 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
I know I said I wasn't going to do this as part of my drummer series, but there is some controversy as to the exact date of Chick Webb's birth. Also, it was some time in February, and I just don't ...
by greggp
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue Jun 16, 2009 at 07:01 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
“Who cares about Howard Dean anymore, Heath?” I’ve been getting that a lot even as we approach DFA’s 5th birthday party tonight .
by deantv
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2009 at 03:51 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
I'm a huge fan of Ken Burns. His documentaries have inspired me to delve further into the history of our country throughout my life. His ability to tell the factual history of our country in a ...
by neoprufrok
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Oct 05, 2008 at 04:33 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
I just caught this. Ken Burns who is a New Hampshire resident and an acclaimed filmmaker has just endorsed Barack Obama. IMO, this is a very interesting endorsement because I heard Ken Burns in ...
by Walt starr
Comment Count 273 comments on Tue Dec 18, 2007 at 12:38 PM PST with 159 Recommends
by Clinton Fein
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Oct 07, 2007 at 10:16 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Ken Burns's The War is ending this hour, and it's been a heckuva ride. George Bush has recently alluded to the illusion that the current generation is 'The New Greatest Generation' - ...
by Clem Yeobright
Comment Count 28 comments on Tue Oct 02, 2007 at 09:27 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
I recently saw the HBO documentary "Alive Day Memories: home from Iraq" and suffered a nasty brain wrenching. Focused on seriously-injured vets, the program was admirably ...
by Travis C
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Oct 01, 2007 at 08:25 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Today, Ken Burns will and PBS will air FUBAR on The War. It will discuss Peleliu. My Dad was on Peleliu. He always pronounced it Pel-Lee-You. It was always glossed over in the history books about ...
by Temmoku
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Sep 30, 2007 at 08:27 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
by TiaRachel
Comment Count 178 comments on Thu Sep 27, 2007 at 07:55 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
I was just trying to participate in the Live Discussion on the WAPO with Ken Burns about his 14 1/2 epic PBS special "The War". Alas, my question which I submitted the night before and during the "...
by bajamary
Comment Count 50 comments on Mon Sep 24, 2007 at 09:38 AM PDT with 11 Recommends