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Drama Meets Documentary: Boardwalk Empire & PBS's...

  • Aired: 10/02/2011
  • 02:11
  • Rating: NR
HBO & PBS recently hosted a luncheon in NYC to discuss the fact and fiction surrounding two of this fall's biggest TV programs: HBO's Boardwalk Empire and Ken Burns's "Prohibition". HBO Co-President Richard Plepler, Boardwalk Empire Creator Terence Winter, and filmmakers Lynn Novick and Ken Burns discuss the series, and why the prohibition era is so fascinating to today's audiences.
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Discover the fact and fiction surrounding "Boardwalk Empire" and "Prohibition".
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