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ERIC GOULD

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LINDA DONOVAN

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ALEX STRACHAN

MIKE HUGHES

GARY EDGERTON

ROGER CATLIN

KIM AKASS

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MONIQUE NAZARETH

TOM BRINKMOELLER

NOEL HOLSTON

 
 
 
 
 
2019
Sep
12
 
 
To put it succinctly, the opening of Ken Burns' new Country Music documentary series, premiering Sunday on PBS, reprises Nashville Hall of Fame songwriter Harlan Howard’s well-known description of a country song as being “three chords and the truth”...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Dec
28
 
 
I know, I know. New Year’s Day is supposed to be the sole province of college football for sports enthusiasts...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jul
22
 
 
I was too young for Ted Williams to be a personal hero of mine growing up in Massachusetts. He was already at the end of his legendary career...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Sep
13
 
 
Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s The Vietnam War (2017) begins with a blank screen and the throbbing whirr of helicopter blades... an iconic sound is inextricably linked with Americans remembrance of this still unsettling and unresolved conflict.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
Jan
13
 
 
The new American Experience documentary "1964" works effectively as both historical drama and commemorative television...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2012
Aug
24
 
 
The Newsroom has been starkly polarized with professional and amateur commentators either loving or hating what they’ve watched of the program so far...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

Gary Edgerton

Gary Edgerton is Professor of Creative Media and Entertainment at Butler University.  He has published eleven books and more than eighty-five essays on a variety of television, film, and culture topics in a wide assortment of books, scholarly journals, and encyclopedias.  He also coedits The Journal of Popular Film and Television.

 
 
 

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