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Filmmaker Ken Burns Goes Wide, Not Deep, In His Chronicle Of 'Country Music'

Burns is known for finding fresh takes on big topics, but his new eight-part PBS series about country music treads a well-worn path, leaning heavily on the biggest stars and the most obvious ideas.

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Filmmaker Ken Burns Goes Wide, But Not Deep, In His Chronicle Of 'Country Music'

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