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David Letterman's retirement plans: A Ken Burns doc?
David Letterman's retirement plans: A Ken Burns doc?

David Letterman seemed to be considering his post-retirement plans out loud when he interviewed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns on Wednesday's "Late Show." Burns was promoting his upcoming seven-part, 14-hour PBS documentary "The Roosevelts." Letterman seemed totally engaged by the material, to the point that he wasn't even attempting to liven up the discussion with jokes. It was question after question, observation after observation about Teddy Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt.  So what was Letterman's interest? "Is Peter Coyote still doing the voices?" Letterman inquired. "I'll do it for half the...

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