Friday February 15, 2013

James MacGregor Burns, Williams College professor of political science emeritus, talks about his life and times in a filmed interview with his colleague, Edward Burger, Williams professor of mathematics.

"A Burning Fire," directed and produced by Deborah Lee Schneer, will be broadcast at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Willinet TV (channel 17) on Presidents’ Day, Monday, Feb. 18, and Washington’s birthday, Friday Feb. 22.

Burns is a Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historian, author of 20 books, founder of Leadership Studies, and political activist who ran for Congress in 1958.