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Ken Burns Interview

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Ken Burns, Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and NEHGS Member, sat down with Brenton Simons, NEHGS President and CEO to discuss Burns' upcoming film "Prohibition" and the importance of historical and genealogical studies.

This interview was filmed on April 29, 2011, prior to the NEHGS Annual Dinner at which Ken Burn received the New England Historic Genealogical Society's Lifetime Achievement Award.


Professor Benjamin Carp Interview

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Benjamin Carp is associate professor of history at Tufts University specializing in colonial, revolutionary, and early American History. He is the author of the 2007 publication, Rebels Rising: Cities in the American Revolution. Currently, Professor Carp is author of "Defiance of the Patriots" which looks at the global and local history of the Boston Tea Party, as well as its uncertain legacy. Professor Carp was a guest speaker at NEHGS in February 2011 and sat down with Thomas R. Wilcox, Jr., NEHGS COO for a few minutes before his talk.


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