I won’t rant, but agree completely. Burns is an entertainer. <L> Lou Judson Intuitive Audio 415-883-2689 > 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 > superficiality. > > 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.