Wednesday, Sept. 22 The Tenth Inning Conversation With Ken Burns

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 In 1994, filmmaker Ken Burns released Baseball—a sweeping 9-part documentary that tells the story of America's national pastime. To this day it stands as a high point in Burns' celebrated career and the most-watched program in PBS history. But the 16 years since Baseball’s release have been particularly eventful ones for America's game. And so Ken has made The Tenth Inning—a new four-hour documentary that examines those tumultuous years—including the 1994 players strike that led to the cancellation of the World Series, a widespread problem with performance enhancing drugs that saw some of the game's biggest stars hauled before Congress, and two world championships by a certain local ball club after an epic, 86-year, curse-riddled drought. Ken Burns—filmmaker and lifelong Red Sox fan— joins us.

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