Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies
“I am not AN American,” Mark Twain said, “I am THE American.” – Mark Twain
“It is the case of a guardian, investing the money of his ward in purchasing an important adjacent territory; and saying to him when of age, I did this for your own good.” – Thomas Jefferson
“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” – Emma Lazarus 1883
An Oscar nominated film by Ken Burns.
This film is one more example of PBS and Ken Burns combining forces and making documentary magic.
Burns puts together the life and career of one of the great boxers of all time.
“They called themselves the United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing, but because of their ecstatic dancing, the world called them Shakers.” – PBS.org