Ken Burns on ‘The Dust Bowl’: A conversation with David Gregory

Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns lamented the lack of civility in our politics and in the current presidential race.

“It’s always the other guy’s fault,” Burns said, arguing that, in such dire times, more compromise is needed. …

He also notes that much of what we see happening in government today is not necessarily new and that his goal in studying history is to “find resonance with today.”

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