Posts Tagged: Ken Burns

Burns Gets Burned

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Remember all those VHS tapes that added up to a compendium of everlasting Civil War knowledge?

It turns out Ken Burns’ Civil War documentary series isn’t entirely accurate, but in fact, “deeply misleading and reductive.” This may feel like a betrayal for those of us who were weaned on his sentimental historical depictions, or mesmerized by the zooming in and out of battle scene paintings.

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