McCullough’s new book on pioneers’ history draws criticism

Entertainment 05/15/19, 13:30

David McCullough is one of the country's most beloved historians, known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning biographies of Harry Truman and John Adams, acclaimed works on the Brooklyn Bridge and Panama Canal, and for narrating such famous documentaries as Ken Burns' "The Civil War."But with his latest book, "The Pioneers: The ...

Ken Burns Prize for Film to honor documentaries

Entertainment 03/05/19, 10:02

The Library of Congress will begin presenting an award named for Ken Burns, who elevated the craft of historical documentaries.Officials announced on Tuesday the creation of the Library of Congress Lavine/Ken Burns Prize for Film. The annual award will recognize a filmmaker whose documentary uses original research and compelling narrative ...

Charley Pride is in the spotlight with upcoming TV specials

Entertainment 02/01/19, 23:13

A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association winter meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs.PRIDE'S STORYPaging Terrence Howard. Charley Pride still wants the actor to play him in a movie of the country music star's life.The project has been discussed for ...

Country singer Charley Pride focus of 2 PBS projects

Entertainment 02/01/19, 20:51

Paging Terrence Howard. Charley Pride still wants the actor to play him in a movie of the country music star's life.The project has been discussed for about 10 years. Pride told a TV critics' meeting on Friday that it remains a goal to have it made with Howard, who stars ...

American Revolution museum honors filmmaker Ken Burns

Entertainment 10/11/18, 11:58

Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns is being honored in Philadelphia with an award from the Museum of the American Revolution.The museum announced Thursday that Burns will receive the Gerry Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award. The museum says the award honors Burns' "lifetime of work advancing understanding of our national ...

Ken Burns turns his attention to the Mayo Clinic

New York 09/24/18, 09:58

After spearheading an epic, 18-hour documentary on the Vietnam War, acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns has turned to more personal subject matter — one that knows him very intimately, too.Burns tackles the famed Mayo Clinic in his next film, exploring the history of the innovative Rochester, Minnesota-based hospital that has been ...

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