By Paul Farhi
May 11, 2007
Filmmaker Ken Burns reached an agreement yesterday with two advocacy organizations that have pressured him to amend his World War II documentary to include more material about Latinos’ contribution to the American war effort. The agreement between Burns’s … Read More…
April 8, 2007
Latino activists and politicians are demanding major alterations to U.S. filmmaker Ken Burns’s WWII series on PBS, The War, to include Hispanic vets.
The 14-hour series is slated to air in September and PBS has already been promoting it, with Burns … Read More…
NY Daily News
By Ruchard Huff
March 15, 2007
Ken Burns’ epic World War II documentary won’t be aired until the fall and already it’s taking shots from a watchdog group because it doesn’t address Latinos in uniform.
Members of the Defend the Honor Campaign recently … Read More…
By Joanne Ostrow
Denver Post TV Critic
March 4, 2007, Section: AE, pg. F.1
Members of the American G.I. Forum in Colorado, a Latino veterans organization founded in 1948, mobilized quickly when members heard about the upcoming Ken Burns documentary, ‘The War,’ and what they consider its glaring omission. The … Read More…