FCC Threaten PBS, Ken Burns With Big Fines

Boston Phoenix | August 30, 2007
Filmmaker Ken Burns's The War, a 14-hour documentary about World War II, features four controversial words -- two "fucks," one "shit," and an "asshole" -- stations who air the uncensored versions face up to $1.3 million in fines per broadcast.

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