395: Ken Burns

He’s made a lot of films about war, from the Civil War to Vietnam, but his great themes are not death and destruction, he says: “Most of my films, despite the particular subject matter, besides the tragedy or the conflict, are ultimately about love.” He’s currently working on the Revolutionary War.  It’s complicated. And delightfully so.

Person: Jerome Liebling
Place: Brooklyn Bridge
Thing: this metal heart
Randy’s Thing: this group photo

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