Film Preview and Discussion The Vietnam War – A Film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick Wednesday, December 13, 7-8:30 p.m. Verona Public Library The Verona Public Library will host a film preview and discussion of the documentary The Vietnam War on Wednesday, December 13, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Jonathan Pollack, Ph.D., history professor […]
Host Allen Ruff interviews Thomas Bass, Professor of English and Journalism at the State University of New York, in a caller-filled hour of A Public Affair. Bass discusses his recent article in the Mekong Review, “America’s Amnesia,” which raises several objections to the Burns & Novick PBS documentary on the Vietnam War.
Ward Chamberlin, Jr. — one of the founders of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Public Broadcasting Service and National Public Radio — died late last February. He was 95 years old. In 1968, when President Lyndon Johnson created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Chamberlin was recruited as chief operating officer. He was tasked with defining […]
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