Skip to comments."The War" (by Ken Burns) Part 6 of 7; Airing on PBS @ 7PM Central 10-1-07
Posted on 10/01/2007 5:03:53 PM PDT by VOA
Please see following posts for URL links to the discussion threads
for Parts 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 of the series.
(VOA's boilerplate from prior threads)
All commentary regarding personal experience, family tales of WWII,
and critique of how Burns (and PBS) handles topics are welcome.
Hopefully the threads on the seven episodes will serve as
guides when this large documentary becomes required viewing in
Comments on how Burns handled the documenatry (positive,
negative, or neutral) will come in handy when "the younger
generation" sees the series. Especially if Burns takes a
"Smithsonian" tact to some topics...leaving people to wonder
"who the good guys were" during the epic struggle.
Links to discussion threads on Parts 1, 2, 3 and 4 as well as other useful links.
URL for thread on Part 1
URL for thread on Part 2 (Monday 9-24-07)
URL for thread on Part 3 (Tuesday 9-25-07)
URL for thread on Part 4 of 7; Airing on PBS @ 7PM Central
URL for thread on Part 5 of 7: (Sunday 9-31-07)
URLs for PBS websites:
URL to check listing for local PBS stations:
PBS website for Ken Burns The War
Dear Admin Mod,
Please kill this thread; it was an errant double post
Please leave the initial thread up; it’s