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SportingNews
The 10 best MLB players, for talent, without serious Hall of Fame casesfrom the bats of Babe Ruth and Josh Gibson. “I was upstairs and I was coming do
The 10 best MLB players, for talent, without serious Hall of Fame cases
SportingNews / Posted 2 hours ago
from the bats of Babe Ruth and Josh Gibson. “I was upstairs and I was coming down for the batting practice,” O’Neil said in Ken Burns’ 1994 PBS miniseries. “And before I could get out there I heard this sound I had heard only twice in my life. Now,... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Sen. Johnson has another awkward campaign momentand suggested that one way to improve education could be to teach the Civil War
Sen. Johnson has another awkward campaign moment
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted yesterday
and suggested that one way to improve education could be to teach the Civil War by showing students the PBS documentary by Ken Burns. After being ridiculed for the remark, Johnson denied that he was calling for teachers to be replaced with DVDs.... Read more
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Salon.com
Wisconsin Sen. Johnson has another awkward campaign momentliberals on school choice. Just two weeks ago Johnson questioned the need for
Wisconsin Sen. Johnson has another awkward campaign moment
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
liberals on school choice. Just two weeks ago Johnson questioned the need for having “thousands of history teachers” and suggested that one way to improve education could be to teach the Civil War by showing students the PBS documentary by Ken Bur... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Wisconsin Sen. Johnson has another awkward campaign momentand suggested that one way to improve education could be to teach the Civil War
Wisconsin Sen. Johnson has another awkward campaign moment
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
and suggested that one way to improve education could be to teach the Civil War by showing students the PBS documentary by Ken Burns. After being ridiculed for the remark, Johnson denied that he was calling for teachers to be replaced with DVDs.... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Russ Feingold, Ken Burns weigh in on Ron Johnson’s suggestion to replace college professors with videosU.S. Senate race between Ron Johnson and Russ Feingold. This, after Johnson sug
Russ Feingold, Ken Burns weigh in on Ron Johnson’s suggestion to replace college professors with videos
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
U.S. Senate race between Ron Johnson and Russ Feingold. This, after Johnson suggested replacing college professors with Ken Burns documentaries. Johnson blamed a “higher education cartel” for driving up the cost of college. Democrats attacked... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The essential guide to California's national parkseruption 23 million years ago.Pinnacles is the newest national park. Photo / 12
The essential guide to California's national parks
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
eruption 23 million years ago.Pinnacles is the newest national park. Photo / 123RF In his letter of support, documentarian Ken Burns called this area, about 193km south of San Francisco, a "critical record of geological time" that helps visitors... Read more
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The Morning Call
National parks are metaphor for America itselfthat bind us as a nation and to the institution tasked with their stewardship —
National parks are metaphor for America itself
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
that bind us as a nation and to the institution tasked with their stewardship — the National Park Service. Filmmaker Ken Burns said that national parks are the Declaration of Independence applied to the land. Regardless of ethnicity, social... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Alexander: 100th Birthday Of National Park Service A “Time To Reflect On What’s Right With America"we celebrate 100 years since Congress established the U.S. National Park Servic
Alexander: 100th Birthday Of National Park Service A “Time To Reflect On What’s Right With America"
The Chattanoogan / Posted 6 days ago
we celebrate 100 years since Congress established the U.S. National Park Service,” Senator Alexander said. “Documentarian Ken Burns called it, ‘America’s best idea,’ and if Burns is right, then the Great Smoky Mountains National Park must be... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
Wadada Leo Smith to Release Album Inspired by National ParksCongress created on Aug. 25, 1916. For the album, Smith drew inspiration from b
Wadada Leo Smith to Release Album Inspired by National Parks
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 6 days ago
Congress created on Aug. 25, 1916. For the album, Smith drew inspiration from both his own personal research, and from Ken Burns’ 12-hour documentary series, The National Parks: America’s Best Idea. “The idea that Ken Burns explored in that... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Learning Wisdom and Knowhow from Indigenous and Aboriginal Peoplesof killing and cultural annihilation. I've come to believe that we have much to
Learning Wisdom and Knowhow from Indigenous and Aboriginal Peoples
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 days ago
of killing and cultural annihilation. I've come to believe that we have much to learn from Indigenous peoples. Historian Ken Burns said, in his Stanford University 2016 commencement speech, "Each generation rediscovers and reexamines that part of... Read more
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Crosscut
One woman, a VW camper van and all 59 national parksjust wanted to escape via my TV screen? Back in 2009, that screen presented th
One woman, a VW camper van and all 59 national parks
Crosscut / Posted 6 days ago
just wanted to escape via my TV screen? Back in 2009, that screen presented the PBS National Parks series by documentarian Ken Burns. I was struck by the fact that this country has set aside millions of acres of diverse, pristine wilderness for its... Read more
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USA Today
5 things you need to know ThursdayWoodrow Wilson to preserve and protect the nation’s natural wonders — celebrate
5 things you need to know Thursday
USA Today / Posted 6 days ago
Woodrow Wilson to preserve and protect the nation’s natural wonders — celebrates its 100th anniversary Thursday. Filmmaker Ken Burns calls the parks "America's best idea." In the countdown to the centennial, USA TODAY highlighted 20 beautiful... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Swing and missformer Penn State football player, taught her early how not to swing like a gir
Swing and miss
Arkansas Times / Posted 7 days ago
former Penn State football player, taught her early how not to swing like a girl. At a 1994 White House picnic celebrating Ken Burns' documentary series "Baseball," Hillary surprised onlookers by stepping into the batting cage and smacking a couple... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Learning Wisdom and Knowhow from Indigenous and Aboriginal Peoplesof killing and cultural annihilation. I've come to believe that we have much to
Learning Wisdom and Knowhow from Indigenous and Aboriginal Peoples
Op-Ed News / Posted 7 days ago
of killing and cultural annihilation. I've come to believe that we have much to learn from Indigenous peoples. Historian Ken Burns said, in his Stanford University 2016 commencement speech, "Each generation rediscovers and reexamines that part of... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Happy 100th to the National Park Servicelike the World War II Memorial, which so many veterans have visited through Hon
Happy 100th to the National Park Service
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
like the World War II Memorial, which so many veterans have visited through Honor Flight. National parks are what author Ken Burns famously called "America's best idea." The parks offer places where people can get away from civilization, or from... Read more
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Part of 210 Freeway in Pasadena to be named after Jackie Robinsonand violence when they moved into the four-bedroom Pasadena home. Neighbors thr
Part of 210 Freeway in Pasadena to be named after Jackie Robinson
San Gabriel Valley Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
and violence when they moved into the four-bedroom Pasadena home. Neighbors threatened to burn them out, as detailed in a Ken Burns documentary about his early days in the city. Robinson later graduated from Muir High School and attended Pasadena... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Part of 210 Freeway in Pasadena to be named after Jackie Robinsonand violence when they moved into the four-bedroom Pasadena home. Neighbors thr
Part of 210 Freeway in Pasadena to be named after Jackie Robinson
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 7 days ago
and violence when they moved into the four-bedroom Pasadena home. Neighbors threatened to burn them out, as detailed in a Ken Burns documentary about his early days in the city. Robinson later graduated from Muir High School and attended Pasadena... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Sen. Ron Johnson suggests swapping college instructors for videoseducation a “cartel” and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors
Sen. Ron Johnson suggests swapping college instructors for videos
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 8 days ago
education a “cartel” and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors and increase use of online videos like Ken Burns’ 11½-hour documentary on the Civil War. Johnson, of Oshkosh, is locked in a tight re-election battle with... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Historian Ed Bearss To Speak At Bachman Community Center Aug. 24the top 35 remarkable people every American should meet. "Now 93-years-old, mi
Historian Ed Bearss To Speak At Bachman Community Center Aug. 24
The Chattanoogan / Posted 8 days ago
the top 35 remarkable people every American should meet. "Now 93-years-old, millions still remember his iconic voice from Ken Burns’ The Civil War. In 2014, David Currey, principal at Encore Interpretive Design and Road Films, produced a one-hour... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
GOP senator suggests swapping college instructors for videoseducation a "cartel" and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors
GOP senator suggests swapping college instructors for videos
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 8 days ago
education a "cartel" and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors and increase the use of online videos like Ken Burns' 11½-hour documentary on the Civil War. "Why do you have to keep paying different lecturers to teach the same... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Sen. Ron Johnson suggests colleges stop using professorseducation a "cartel" and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors
Sen. Ron Johnson suggests colleges stop using professors
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 8 days ago
education a "cartel" and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors and increase use of online videos like Ken Burns' 11½-hour documentary on the Civil War. "Why do you have to keep paying different lecturers to teach the same... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Sen. Ron Johnson suggests colleges stop using professorseducation a "cartel" and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors
Sen. Ron Johnson suggests colleges stop using professors
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 8 days ago
education a "cartel" and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors and increase use of online videos like Ken Burns' 11½-hour documentary on the Civil War. "Why do you have to keep paying different lecturers to teach the same... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Sen. Ron Johnson suggests colleges stop using professorseducation a "cartel" and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors
Sen. Ron Johnson suggests colleges stop using professors
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 8 days ago
education a "cartel" and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors and increase use of online videos like Ken Burns' 11½-hour documentary on the Civil War. "Why do you have to keep paying different lecturers to teach the same... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Sen. Ron Johnson suggests colleges stop using professorseducation a "cartel" and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors
Sen. Ron Johnson suggests colleges stop using professors
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 8 days ago
education a "cartel" and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors and increase use of online videos like Ken Burns' 11½-hour documentary on the Civil War. "Why do you have to keep paying different lecturers to teach the same... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Sen. Ron Johnson suggests colleges stop using professorseducation a "cartel" and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors
Sen. Ron Johnson suggests colleges stop using professors
KIVI Boise / Posted 8 days ago
education a "cartel" and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors and increase use of online videos like Ken Burns' 11½-hour documentary on the Civil War. "Why do you have to keep paying different lecturers to teach the same... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Sen. Ron Johnson suggests colleges stop using professorseducation a "cartel" and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors
Sen. Ron Johnson suggests colleges stop using professors
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 8 days ago
education a "cartel" and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors and increase use of online videos like Ken Burns' 11½-hour documentary on the Civil War. "Why do you have to keep paying different lecturers to teach the same... Read more
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News 8000
GOP senator suggests swapping college instructors for videoseducation a "cartel" and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors
GOP senator suggests swapping college instructors for videos
News 8000 / Posted 8 days ago
education a "cartel" and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors and increase use of online videos like Ken Burns' 11 1/2-hour documentary on the Civil War. Johnson, of Oshkosh, is locked in a tight re-election battle with... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Sen. Ron Johnson suggests colleges stop using professorseducation a "cartel" and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors
Sen. Ron Johnson suggests colleges stop using professors
KGTV San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
education a "cartel" and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors and increase use of online videos like Ken Burns' 11½-hour documentary on the Civil War. "Why do you have to keep paying different lecturers to teach the same... Read more
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Salon.com
GOP senator suggests swapping college instructors for videoseducation a “cartel” and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors
GOP senator suggests swapping college instructors for videos
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
education a “cartel” and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors and increase use of online videos like Ken Burns’ 11½-hour documentary on the Civil War. “Why do you have to keep paying different lecturers to teach the same... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
GOP senator suggests swapping college instructors for videoseducation a "cartel" and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors
GOP senator suggests swapping college instructors for videos
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 9 days ago
education a "cartel" and suggested colleges could cut the number of instructors and increase use of online videos like Ken Burns' 11½-hour documentary on the Civil War. Johnson, of Oshkosh, is locked in a tight re-election battle with... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
GOP senator suggests swapping college instructors for videosthousands of history teachers, who, you know, kind of know the subject? Or woul
GOP senator suggests swapping college instructors for videos
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
thousands of history teachers, who, you know, kind of know the subject? Or would you be better off popping in 14 hours of Ken Burns' Civil War tape and having those teachers proctor based on that excellent video production already done? You keep... Read more
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Raw Story
Wisconsin GOP senator wants to replace history professors with Ken Burns videoshigher education system.” The 61-year-old Johnson, who believes the “Lego Movi
Wisconsin GOP senator wants to replace history professors with Ken Burns videos
Raw Story / Posted 9 days ago
higher education system.” The 61-year-old Johnson, who believes the “Lego Movie” is anti-business propaganda, suggested Ken Burns’ PBS documentary could form the basis of Civil War instruction for all U.S. students. “One of the examples I... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
The Higher Ed Notebook: Embry-Riddle kicks off speaker seriesThe Johnstown Flood. McCullough narrated the film Seabiscuit as well as numero
The Higher Ed Notebook: Embry-Riddle kicks off speaker series
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
The Johnstown Flood. McCullough narrated the film Seabiscuit as well as numerous documentaries, including The Civil War by Ken Burns, and hosted American Experience on PBS for 12 years. Daytona State College invites friends and alumni to celebrate... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Chautauqua Institution Presents Cultural Themesliturgical hymns. Tuesday Morning: Geoffrey C. Ward is co-writer of "Jazz." H
Chautauqua Institution Presents Cultural Themes
The Post-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
liturgical hymns. Tuesday Morning: Geoffrey C. Ward is co-writer of "Jazz." He has worked with documentary filmmaker Ken Burns for more than 25 years, where he has written or co-written such films and series as "Huey Long," "The Civil War"... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Haunted history at New Canaan’s oldest homevisitations include, according to the pair, a heavyset Civil War-era man, who j
Haunted history at New Canaan’s oldest home
The New Canaan News / Posted 11 days ago
visitations include, according to the pair, a heavyset Civil War-era man, who joined Libby on the couch as she watched Ken Burns’ documentary on the conflict. On a separate occasion, Tom remembered looking toward the house while mowing the lawn... Read more
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The Amboy News
Amboy News New books arrive at libraryStrawberry and the Really Big Voice�- Julianne Moore; �Grace for President�- Ke
Amboy News New books arrive at library
The Amboy News / Posted 12 days ago
Strawberry and the Really Big Voice�- Julianne Moore; �Grace for President�- Kelly Dipucchio; �Grover Cleveland, Again!�- Ken Burns; �Harry Potter and the Cursed Child- Parts 1 & 2-� J.K. Rowling; �Hi! Fly Guy�- Tedd Arnold; �If I Ran for... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
‘The McLaughlin Group’ to End This Week Following Host’s Deathwhen it became the No. 1 downloaded application on iTunes within 36 hours of it
‘The McLaughlin Group’ to End This Week Following Host’s Death
Houston Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
when it became the No. 1 downloaded application on iTunes within 36 hours of its release. As a long-time partner with PBS, Ken Burns has created and directed several documentaries that stand as seminal works on their respective topics, including... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Dan Roberti op-ed: Donald Trump is racist (period)to work after months away from day-to-day client relations and, frankly, I was
Dan Roberti op-ed: Donald Trump is racist (period)
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 days ago
to work after months away from day-to-day client relations and, frankly, I was a bit lost. Enter The Central Park Five. Ken Burns, the PBS documentary filmmaker, was my client for years. Even while I was taking time away from work I always kept... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Dan Roberti op-ed: Donald Trump is racist (period)to work after months away from day-to-day client relations and, frankly, I was
Dan Roberti op-ed: Donald Trump is racist (period)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
to work after months away from day-to-day client relations and, frankly, I was a bit lost. Enter The Central Park Five. Ken Burns, the PBS documentary filmmaker, was my client for years. Even while I was taking time away from work I always kept... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
‘Making a Murderer’ Prosecutor Gives 9 Reasons Steven Avery Is Guiltywaiting for? Watch the trailer to get an idea of what all the hype is about. "
‘Making a Murderer’ Prosecutor Gives 9 Reasons Steven Avery Is Guilty
Houston Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
waiting for? Watch the trailer to get an idea of what all the hype is about. "The Central Park Five" (2012): Documentarian Ken Burns examines the 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
‘Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World’ Review: Werner Herzog Skims the Internetwaiting for? Watch the trailer to get an idea of what all the hype is about. "
‘Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World’ Review: Werner Herzog Skims the Internet
Houston Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
waiting for? Watch the trailer to get an idea of what all the hype is about. "The Central Park Five" (2012): Documentarian Ken Burns examines the 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central... Read more
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Quartz
You can count the number of historians who publicly support Donald Trump on one handand William Leuchtenburg. Other prominent, non-academic historians to contribut
You can count the number of historians who publicly support Donald Trump on one hand
Quartz / Posted 18 days ago
and William Leuchtenburg. Other prominent, non-academic historians to contribute to the page include David McCullough, Ken Burns, and Robert Caro. Not every historian is going along with the “Historians Against Trump” movement. Jonathan... Read more
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Crosscut
From the mean streets to the national parksin two Rose Parades, including this year’s. People know Shelton Johnson becaus
From the mean streets to the national parks
Crosscut / Posted 18 days ago
in two Rose Parades, including this year’s. People know Shelton Johnson because he was the consensus breakout star of the Ken Burns documentary, National Parks: America’s Best Idea, viewed by more than 34 million people during its first run on PBS... Read more
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WALB Albany
Amazon greenlights Hugh Hefner docuseries American Playboyhistory." Another Hef-mytholgizing documentary, Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist
Amazon greenlights Hugh Hefner docuseries American Playboy
WALB Albany / Posted 19 days ago
history." Another Hef-mytholgizing documentary, Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel, came out in 2009. If there isn't a Ken Burns effect pan over a photo of a naked woman, I will cancel my Amazon subscription. Other Links From TVG... Read more
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Irondequoit Post
Amazon Greenlights Hugh Hefner Docuseries American PlayboyAmerican history."Another Hef-mytholgizing documentary, Hugh Hefner: Playboy, A
Amazon Greenlights Hugh Hefner Docuseries American Playboy
Irondequoit Post / Posted 20 days ago
American history."Another Hef-mytholgizing documentary, Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel, came out in 2009.If there isn't a Ken Burns effect pan over a photo of a naked woman, I will cancel my Amazon subscription.Other Links From TVGuid... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Amazon Greenlights Hugh Hefner Docuseries American PlayboyAmerican history."Another Hef-mytholgizing documentary, Hugh Hefner: Playboy, A
Amazon Greenlights Hugh Hefner Docuseries American Playboy
The Journal-Standard / Posted 20 days ago
American history."Another Hef-mytholgizing documentary, Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel, came out in 2009.If there isn't a Ken Burns effect pan over a photo of a naked woman, I will cancel my Amazon subscription.Other Links From TVGuid... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Amazon Greenlights Hugh Hefner Docuseries American PlayboyAmerican history."Another Hef-mytholgizing documentary, Hugh Hefner: Playboy, A
Amazon Greenlights Hugh Hefner Docuseries American Playboy
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 20 days ago
American history."Another Hef-mytholgizing documentary, Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel, came out in 2009.If there isn't a Ken Burns effect pan over a photo of a naked woman, I will cancel my Amazon subscription.Other Links From TVGuid... Read more
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Penfield Post
Amazon Greenlights Hugh Hefner Docuseries American PlayboyAmerican history."Another Hef-mytholgizing documentary, Hugh Hefner: Playboy, A
Amazon Greenlights Hugh Hefner Docuseries American Playboy
Penfield Post / Posted 20 days ago
American history."Another Hef-mytholgizing documentary, Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel, came out in 2009.If there isn't a Ken Burns effect pan over a photo of a naked woman, I will cancel my Amazon subscription.Other Links From TVGuid... Read more
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Webster Post
Amazon Greenlights Hugh Hefner Docuseries American PlayboyAmerican history."Another Hef-mytholgizing documentary, Hugh Hefner: Playboy, A
Amazon Greenlights Hugh Hefner Docuseries American Playboy
Webster Post / Posted 20 days ago
American history."Another Hef-mytholgizing documentary, Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel, came out in 2009.If there isn't a Ken Burns effect pan over a photo of a naked woman, I will cancel my Amazon subscription.Other Links From TVGuid... Read more
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Boonville Daily News
Amazon Greenlights Hugh Hefner Docuseries American Playboyhistory."Another Hef-mytholgizing documentary, Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist a
Amazon Greenlights Hugh Hefner Docuseries American Playboy
Boonville Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
history."Another Hef-mytholgizing documentary, Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel, came out in 2009.If there isn't a Ken Burns effect pan over a photo of a naked woman, I will cancel my Amazon subscription.Other Links From... Read more
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