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September 21, 2007

"The War"

Whether you love PBS or hate it, you can't deny that without that network we would probably never have been introduced to the work of Ken Burns. His documentary work has been imitated, and memorably mocked. This Sunday, his newest documentary - "The War" - begins on PBS.

"The War" tells the story of World War II through the eyes of the men who fought it. Looks like this documentary is going to be on par with "The Civil War," which has one of the most tear-inducing moments of television I've ever seen. (Segment starts at 2:28 - those that have seen it know exactly what I mean.)

How Could I Forget? - Now that I think about it, maybe Ken Burns was imitating IB.


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