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Ken Burns tepidly defends PBS

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After transforming WWII into possibly the most snore inducing and white washed event in American history, Ken Burns gently express some concern with market driven television and the future role of PBS.

Standing up for public television – Los Angeles Times

…Many blessings have flowed to America from that marketplace, but I am certain that none of the films I have made in the last nearly 30 years could have been produced anywhere but at PBS. It is also important to note that the marketplace won’t come to your house at 3 a.m. when it is on fire, nor is the marketplace flying over Afghanistan at this moment.I don’t mean to suggest that PBS has anything to do with the actual defense of our country, but it does help make our country worth defending.

Thanks Ken?

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Written by Demosthenes

March 15, 2008 at 12:12 pm

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