Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Luverne, Minnesota and "The War"

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"Luverne is one of four U.S. cities serving as anchor points for "The War." The series tells the story of WWII as it really was from the perspective of "so-called ordinary Americans" who fought and lived through the global cataclysm. The six-year project is acclaimed as the best work yet from legendary filmmaker Ken Burns who attended the Luverne premiere at the Palace Theater." Above I combined the audio from a recent Minnesota Public Radio Show about the connection of Luverne to the upcoming Burns' film. The images that form a backdrop come mostly from cityofluverne.org,collections.mnhs.org/(Minnesota Historical Society)and Quentin Aanenson's "Fighter Pilot"site, pages.prodigy.com/fighterpilot.

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