In this week’s review, we’ll hear from filmmaker Ken Burns about his new country music documentary, state lawmakers considering legalizing medical marijuana and body cam bills, municipalities asking state lawmakers to take action on gun violence, and a quick thinking eleven-year-old who may have helped stop a spate of assaults in Madison.
Filmmaker Ken Burns hops on the line to speak with Bill (and Bobbie) Malone, host of Back to the Country. Bill was featured as the sole country music historian in Burns’ new eight-part series on country music for PBS.
Q&A with Bill C. Malone, the sole historian who appears in the eight-part film “Country Music, a Film by Ken Burns,” Bill will talk about his experience working with filmmakers Burns, Dayton Duncan and Julie Dunphy, and the resulting story of the history of country music.
Video and audio of this sold-out event is now available on-demand. Country music historian and WORT host Bill Malone, featured voice and consultant on the all-new Country Music film by Ken Burns, was Norman Gilliland‘s guest for an exclusive conversation on the rich story of this popular American music style presented by Wisconsin Public Television […]
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.