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Blue Velvet
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Kenai, Alaska
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The National Parks: America's Best Idea






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RogerTheShrubber
LSU Fan
Juneau, AK
Member since Jan 2009
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The National Parks: America's Best Idea


My favorite. If you don't want to drop everything and go on an extended road trip after watching it, you have no soul.

The West wasn't as good, but had potential. Burns was executive producer but it's on a different level than most Burns work. Stephen Ives was the director.






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drizztiger
Army Fan
Member since Mar 2007
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I have tried to lay low on this thread, but watching Ken Burns on Daily Show regarding the Central Park Five pissed me off.

If anyone knows anything about this... and many people do, of course, I don't see how Ken and Jon completely glossed over the real details of the case.

Yes, 5(6) teenagers wrongly convicted of rape(committed by a serial rapist). 5 teenagers coerced into confessions. But also 5(35) teenagers that were beating, stealing, intimidating Central Park at the same time.

There's a wrong place and wrong time, but then there's a wrong people doing the wrong things at the same time.

Inherently, I don't think NYC owes these people jack. But if you want to propagate why they were wrongly accused and convicted, then also highlight why they were real suspects.






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fouldeliverer
LSU Fan
Lannisport
Member since Nov 2008
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Civil War, but baseball is incredible even if not a fan. I had several people watching with me and loving it and they are not ones who would normally watch that.





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MrBiriwa
Miami (OH) Fan
Biriwa,OH
Member since Nov 2010
4092 posts

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I loved The Civil War.


Im actually wathing it now on Netflix. Its very good...much detail to it






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Sparky36
LSU Fan
Member since Dec 2005
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NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO!!!!!!


The place to start is "The Brooklyn Bridge".






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Sheep
USA Fan
Maximizing my upside
Member since Jun 2007
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The place to start is "The Brooklyn Bridge".


This.






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Tom288
Florida Fan
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Thomas Jefferson





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