The U.S. and the Holocaust by Ken Burns
Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein’s three-part, six-hour documentary series, The U.S. and the Holocaust, examines how the American people and our leaders responded to one of the greatest humanitarian disasters of the twentieth century, and how this catastrophe challenged our identity as a nation of immigrants and the very ideals of our democracy. Producer: Sarah Botstein, Ken Burns, Lynn Novick, Mike Welt. Author: Geoffrey C. Ward. Narrator: Peter Coyote
Audiences of all ages have fallen in love with the unexpectedly heartwarming sports comedy centering on titular hero Ted Lasso, played by Jason Sudeikis. Ted, a lovable U.S. football coach is thrown into the deep end when he accepts a position as a European football coach in England for the struggling Premier League team A.F.C. Richmond. Ted is not welcomed into the organization with open arms, as the team is understandably hesitant to welcome a completely inexperienced American as their coach. After all, how could they trust someone that says tea tastes like “hot brown water”? What he lacks in knowledge, he makes up for with optimism … and biscuits.
Starring Austin Butler, this 2022 film is a thoroughly cinematic drama. It is Elvis's story as seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker. As told by Parker, the film delves into the complex dynamic between the two spanning over 20 years, from Presley's rise to fame to his unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of the evolving cultural landscape and loss of innocence in America. Central to that journey is one of the significant and influential people in Elvis's life, Priscilla Presley.