Tag: Ken Burns
A panel discussion inspired by the Ken Burns’ directed PBS documentary, Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, will feature physicians from The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute along with a local representative from the American Cancer Society.
Robert Lazarus Jr. died on Friday in Bexley. Â My experience with Bob, half of the dynamic Bob & Mary Lazarus team, comes from his consistent support of WOSU, but also in serving with him on community boards. Â He was thoughtful, positive and kind, always. Â I saw his gentle leadership at work with boards like the [...]
Ken Burns departs from his long loving pans of old photos to tackle more current events with this incredible documentary called THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE airing tonight at 9 pm on WOSU PBS.Â It’s a difficult time in our country right now with the Boston tragedy, but this dramatic story and slice of history is [...]
A review of some of the reactions to the call by Governor Mitt Romney for elimination of federal support for public broadcasting.Â First a local letter to the editor printed today in the Columbus Dispatch: PUBLIC BROADCASTING INVALUABLE TO MANY The Sunday issue of Click, The Dispatchâ€™s weekly television guide, brought to my attention the [...]
The newest Ken Burns/Lynn Novick documentary is interesting, thought-provoking, and sometimes quite funny.Â We know that alcohol has been part of American culture for a long time, but did you know that the average American over 15 years of age consumed nearly 7 gallons of pure alcohol a year in the mid-1800s?Â That’s three times [...]
Our sources say we had an audience last night for the premiere program of the National Parks series that was four times the normal size for a Sunday night. This is great news when you’re competing against the season premiere of Amazing Race, Sunday Night Football and Desperate Housewives. This series is a real winner [...]