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 […]

Lisa Wolfinger on the debut of her new show “Mercy Street”

Lisa Q. Wolfinger, the executive producer and co-creator of the new PBS series “Mercy Street”, came on Downtown to talk about the debut of the new series. Wolfinger discussed what led her to this story, how the women volunteers were the unsung heroes of the Civil War, and the inspiration provided by the television series […]