Ken Burns

Wednesday on “First Coast Connect” we heard how climate change affects storms like Hurricane Irma with Jacksonville University climatologist Jeff Martin (01:13). Ahead of the Ken Burns PBS documentary, “The Vietnam War,” we spoke with female veterans Rene Johnson and Margaret Yarborough (27:09). Our monthly First Coast Connect Book Club with Stacey Goldring featured the classic novel “Catch 22” (38:48) and University of North Florida Gallery of Art Coordinator Jim Draper talked about the gallery’s latest exhibit (45:09). 

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Jacksonville University will present its Presidential Global Citizen Award to documentary filmmaker Ken Burns Tuesday.

Florida's two U.S. Senators have submitted videos of themselves reciting the Gettysburg Address as part of a project from award-winning documentarian Ken Burns commemorating the speech's 150th anniversary.