The best-known documentary filmmaker in the world is a master storyteller — and a patriot in the truest sense. Rabbi Ammi Hirsch in discussion with Ken Burns.
The best-known documentary filmmaker in the world, Ken Burns is a master storyteller — and a patriot in the truest sense. His 35 films on subjects such as baseball, jazz, Mark Twain, the Civil War, and now the U.S and the Holocaust see our country not only for what it is, but what it could be. Listen here:
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Please note: This interview was recorded in November 2022, before the latest developments in Israel.