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TV: Shoah makes searing mark in Ken Burns WWII documentary


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/tv_shoah_makes_searing_mark_in_ken_burns_wwii_documentary_20070921

"We wanted to use four [American] towns as examples to get to know people -- those who fought and those who stayed at home -- and to get to their experiences as it happened." The result is Burns and co-director Lynn Novick seeing the war as it was unfolding through the eyes of soldiers from Mobile, Ala.; Sacramento; Waterbury, Conn., and Luverne, Minn., to show, in so many ways, the ongoing hellishness of even a necessary war.

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