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FILMMAKER KEN BURNS: BRINGING THE GIFT OF HISTORY

By John Burton, the Two River Times

Ken Burns, noted documentary filmmaker of such works as the iconic multipart series “The Civil War” and the recently aired and much-lauded series “The Vietnam War,” believes he is carrying on an age-old tradition, and one that is very much part of who he is.

“I’m doing what I’m supposed to be doing,” Burns said last Friday, as he appeared at Brookdale Community College. “I can do only what’s true to me.”

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