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NEH funds LACMA show on Sri Lanka, Ken Burns film on Vietnam War
NEH funds LACMA show on Sri Lanka, Ken Burns film on Vietnam War

The National Endowment for the Humanities will funnel $1.4 million to California museums, university-based scholars and libraries in grants announced this week, including $40,000 for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for a touring exhibition on the art of Sri Lanka. Among the $22.8 million in grants nationwide, the biggest for a single project is $1 million to help fund a 10-part documentary on the Vietnam War directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. It's expected to air on PBS in 2017. According to the NEH, Burns and Novick hope "to inspire a long overdue conversation about this watershed in our history" by drawing on the latest scholarship and interviewing nearly 100...

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