Ken Burns talks about his new project “Jackie Robinson”

  Documentarian Ken Burns returned to Downtown on Monday afternoon to discuss the upcoming debut of “Jackie Robinson” on April 11th on PBS. Burns talked about the legacy of Robinson and the impact he had on both baseball and the cultural landscape, calling Robinson “the most important person in the history of baseball”. The filmmaker […]

Ken Burns: “The use of the Dixie flag is not some heritage thing; it’s about resistance to civil rights”

  Renowned documentarian Ken Burns joined Downtown on Tuesday afternoon to talk about the 25th anniversary of his series on the Civil War. Burns discussed why he feels some people view the Civil War today as more than just a war about slavery. He also talked about how to best honor the soldiers who fought […]