World War II Documentary Series to Air on PBS this Month
The War, a seven-part series directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, tells the story of the Second World War through the personal accounts of ordinary men and women from four quintessentially American towns caught up in the cataclysm of the most devastating war in history. The War will air over two weeks beginning on Sunday, September 16 from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m on PBS. The companion volume to the documentary series The War: An Intimate History 1941-1945 by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns, is currently available.
"Heart-rending . . . This companion volume to the Ken Burns documentary should be read by everyone in the family, from the high-schoolers to the Baby Boomers . . ." --Allen Barra, Newark Star-Ledger