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    Review: Why 'Central Park Five' Is the Most Important Documentary of Ken Burns' Career

    While impeccably researched and often stunningly comprehensive, Burns' movies generally lack both immediacy or strong arguments about their subjects. "The Central Park Five" provides a welcome exception.

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    5 Best Things to Watch on TV This Week: Spike Lee Does Michael Jackson, R. Kelly Does... Himself?

    Sure, Sunday is incredibly overcrowded with high-end TV, including "Homeland," "The Walking Dead," "Boardwalk Empire," "The Good Wife," "Treme" and "Dexter," but what to watch the rest of the time? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy...

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    PBS Premiering Ken Burns's "The Dust Bowl" on November 18th as Part of a Night of "Extreme Weather" Programming

    "The Dust Bowl," the new documentary series from king of archival footage assemblage Ken Burns, will premiere on PBS on Sunday, November 18th as part of an extreme weather night the public broadcast station is planning in the wake of Hurrican Sandy. The evening will kick off with "Ins...

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    Review: 'The Central Park Five' Is An Informative, Infuriating Affirmation Of America's Racial Animus

    This is less of a traditional review, and more of a lament.

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    Ken Burns Responds to City of New York Subpoena of 'Central Park Five' Materials

    Filmmakers Ken Burns, Sarah Burns (upon whose book the film is based) and David McMahon, responded to the subpoena Wednesday by stating that it has long been expected but that they intend to invoke their constitutional and statutory rights to withhold the materials.

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    Ken Burns Doc 'The Central Park Five' to Get a Theatrical Release Via Sundance Selects

    Sundance Selects has acquired U.S. rights to Ken Burns’ latest documentary, “The Central Park Five,” providing the prolific nonfiction filmmaker with his first theatrical release in 27 years. The film had its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in May and is next scheduled to scre...

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    PBS Announces a 'Mister Rogers' Spin-off, More Ken Burns and 'Constitution USA with Peter Sagal'

    "Constitution USA with Peter Sagal" is one of several new programs announced by PBS at the TCA Summer Press Tour this past weekend. While something that aims to breathe "new life into the traditional civics lesson" may not sound like the obvious stuff of which compelling televisi...

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