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Fun Autry Fact:

When he was a young man, Gene received an offer from a professional baseball team to become a player. Gene turned down the offer because it would have meant a fifty-dollar-a-month pay cut from his telegrapher's job.

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"Maltin on Movies" with Ken Burns
Posted September 6, 2019

Learn how America's Storyteller Ken Burns makes documentaries like the soon to be released Country Music in the latest podcast from "Maltin on Movies." Leonard Maltin and his daughter Jessie Maltin interview Ken at the Autry Museum's Wells Fargo Theater from the Country Music preview event at the Autry on July 27th.

Ken Burns, Jessie Maltin, and Leonard Maltin on July 27th for the "Country Music" Preview Event at the Autry Museum of the American West.

The man who changed television programming with his landmark PBS series The Civil War is back with Country Music, a captivating eight-part, 16-hour saga you don't want to miss. Ken Burns has become America's storyteller and we couldn't ask for a more eloquent or passionate historian. Leonard and Jessie have known him for years on a social basis but this is the first time they've ever sat down for an hour of conversation about his magnificent work. It's a treat to hear him speak on any subject that moves him.


For more information on Country Music, read more here.


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