I won’t rant, but agree completely. Burns is an entertainer.
> On Jan 5, 2021, at 6:41 PM, Bob Kosovsky <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Sorry to piggyback on this topic, but the suggestion of asking Ken Burns
> really irked me. Ken Burns is not a professional researcher: He hires
> other people to do the research - he just puts it together. It's great
> that he's done so much to satisfy the people who need to receive
> information by television. But the nature of television is one of
> For people in search of research questions, we should really be careful to
> make the distinction between where one could really find source material
> that would answer the question, rather than just mentioning people simply
> because they are well-known and may have had brief tangential contact with
> the subject.