The Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities are a ray of hope in a season of social storms, reminding that arts can lift the human spirit even in the unlikely setting of the bustling Atlanta airport.
This week, Mandy Wilson, of Georgia Public Broadcasting, offers a preview of The Vietnam War, the highly anticipated new documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.
By Mandy Wilson
Mandy Wilson Ken Burns has been hailed as one of the most influential documentary filmmakers of all time, turning millions of people onto history with films like Baseball, Jazz, and The Roosevelts: An Intimate History. In fact, the late historian and presidential biographer Stephen Ambrose said of his films, “More Americans get their history from Ken Burns than any other source.”