Filmmaker Ken Burns Wants To Unite The U.S. With Love For Our Hometowns

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Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns launched a new social media campaign to encourage Americans to honor their hometowns, getting help from celebrities like Dolly Parton. Burns tells NBC News’ Anne Thompson that the initiative is all about togetherness.

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