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Television

Thoughtful and impeccable: Ken Burns's Hemingway reviewed

3 July 2021

9:00 AM

3 July 2021

9:00 AM

Hemingway

BBC4

Brontë’s Britain with Gyles Brandreth

Channel 5

Ken Burns made his name in 1990 with The Civil War, the justly celebrated 11-and-a-half-hour documentary series that gave America’s proudly niche PBS channel the biggest ratings in its history. Since then, he’s tackled several other big American subjects like jazz, Prohibition and Vietnam; and all without ever changing his style.

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