‘The US and the Holocaust’ review: Ken Burns’ latest PBS series connects history to the present

Directed by Burns and frequent collaborators Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein, the six-plus hours meticulously connect US isolation and xenophobia to the barbarism unfolding in Europe, with historians detailing —…

‘Benjamin Franklin’ review: Ken Burns’ takes another deep dive into US history for PBS

An inventor, wordsmith and publisher. A “reluctant revolutionary.” A slave owner, and later an abolitionist. A diplomat. And the father of a son who remained loyal to the British crown…