Brooklyn Heights

An evening with Ken Burns in Brooklyn Heights

February 18, 2015 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Acclaimed director Ken Burns will appear at the Brooklyn Historical Society on March 10 to discuss his recent projects. Eagle photo by Will Hasty
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Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) will host a special evening with Academy Award-nominated producer and director Ken Burns, creator of the acclaimed documentaries “The Civil War,” “Baseball” and, most recently, “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History,” on March 10 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. (at BHS, 128 Pierrepont St. in Brooklyn Heights).

In addition to other projects, Burns is currently at work on a film about the life of Brooklyn Dodger Jackie Robinson. The conversation will be moderated by Randy Kennedy, columnist for The New York Times. Beer, wine and appetizers will be served. General admission is $100, and admission for BHS members is $80.

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