FORA.tv Speaker - Sarah Burns

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Biography

Sarah Burns is the author of The Central Park Five: A Chronicle of a City Wilding (Knopf, 2011) and, along with David McMahon and Ken Burns, the producer, writer and director of the documentary The Central Park Five, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2012. She is currently working on a film about the life and times of Jackie Robinson.

Sarah was born and raised in Walpole, New Hampshire. She graduated from Yale University in 2004 with a degree in American Studies, and now lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband, David McMahon, and their daughter.

2 Programs

Justice Delayed: Examining Ken Burns' 'Central Park Five'

07.15.13 | 01:55:15 min | 0 comments

Media Bias: Challenging Conventional Wisdom of Black Men

03.06.13 | 01:00:31 min | 0 comments