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Ken Burns’ remastered ‘The Civil War’ returns to PBS – Dave Walker, | The Times-Picayune

Ken Burns’ remastered 1990 masterpiece “The Civil War” returns to PBS at 8 p.m. Monday (Sept. 7) on WYES. Episodes continue at the same hour through Friday.

The 25th-anniversary broadcast features a newly restored high-definition version of the documentary miniseries, which drew nearly 40 million viewers when it first aired.

Here’s an edited email Q&A; with Burns:

Q: The film’s themes continue to resonate, given all the recent news. Does that surprise you? Disappoint you?

A: It doesn’t surprise me. The Civil War is a defining moment in our country’s history. It is a period with a clear before and after. The world that we live in today very much grew out of that period and that conflict. But just as importantly, the Civil War is a period of extraordinary drama. It is an amazing story that touches upon every aspect of life.

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