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Ken Burns received the Steinbeck Award on Dec. 6, 2013, 8:00 PM, at the Morris Dailey Auditorium.
KQED, Student Union, Inc., and the Center for Steinbeck Studies at San Jose State University hosted a special
evening for Ken Burns as he accepts the John Steinbeck Award and sat down for an on-stage conversation with Michael Krasny of KQED Public Radio.
A sneak peek of his upcoming documentary The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, airing in 2014, was also aired at the event.
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