all stories tagged "Ken Burns"


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March 27, 2015 10:33 AM | Comments

Ushering students from the classroom to the workforce, what’s next for Long Island’s economy, long-term NYC infrastructure goals, executive producer Ken Burns and author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee talk cancer and Netflix’s Virunga wins a duPont award.

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March 26, 2015 4:37 PM | Comments

The book The Emperor of All Maladies – a history of cancer and the search for a cure – led to a powerful, and sometimes emotional, six-hour PBS documentary.

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March 25, 2015 11:14 AM | Comments

Ushering students from the classroom to the workforce, what’s next for Long Island’s economy, long-term NYC infrastructure goals, executive producer Ken Burns and author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee talk cancer and Netflix’s Virunga wins a duPont award.

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Amanda Aronczyk, WNYC  |  February 6, 2015 2:38 PM | Comments
One in two men and one in three women will have a single diagnosis in common: cancer. For years, this was a shameful secret. Now, a huge number of us are “living cancer.”VIDEO
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September 11, 2014 2:19 PM | Comments

Former New Jersey Governor and 9/11 Commission Co-Chair Tom Kean talks terrorism, Publicolor helps disadvantaged students paint their way to graduation, preserving Brooklyn wetlands and Ken Burns on his new seven-part series on the Roosevelts.

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Christofer Nicoletti  |  September 11, 2014 2:18 PM | Comments
The series chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt in the first major television series that interweaves their complex stories into a single narrative.VIDEO
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September 9, 2014 1:38 PM | Comments

Former New Jersey Governor and 9/11 Commission Co-Chair Tom Kean talks terrorism, Publicolor helps disadvantaged students paint their way to graduation, preserving Brooklyn wetlands and Ken Burns on his new seven-part series on the Roosevelts.

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Daniel T. Allen  |  October 20, 2011 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
In the anniversary year of the Statue of Liberty, an exhibit examines the life of Emma Lazarus, the poet whose words are engraved in the statue's pedestal. VIDEO
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