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Filmmaker Ken Burns looks at a book of Civil War draft records during a news conference at the National Archives in Washington, Wednesday, April 6, 2011, in conjunction with Ancestry.com, making newly digitized Civil War records available online. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns told an audience at the National Archives in Washington on Wednesday, April 6, 2011, that he, too, found a family connection in the archives for the Civil War. It turns out his great-great-grandfather Abraham Burns was a member of the horse artillery. In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, the National Archives and Ancestry.com announced Wednesday that Civil War archives now will be available online outside the archives. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns (right) and TV journalist and author Cheryl Wills look at a book that contains Civil War draft registration records at the National Archives in Washington on Wednesday, April 6, 2011, following the announcement that Civil War records such as these will now be available online at Ancestry.com. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns (right) talks with TV journalist and author Cheryl Wills following an announcement on Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at the National Archives in Washington that Civil War documents will now be available online outside the archives. The document seen here lists draft registrations for the war. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns told audience members at the National Archives in Washington on Wednesday, April 6, 2011, that he, too, found a family connection in the archives for the Civil War. It turns out his great-great-grandfather Abraham Burns was a member of the horse artillery. In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, the National Archives and Ancestry.com announced Wednesday that war archives now will be available online outside the archives. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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FILE - In this March 25, 2011 file photo, documentary filmmaker Ken Burns speaks to reporters during a news conference at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, file)

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Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns is seen during a news conference Friday, March 25, 2011, at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. Burns' and Lynn Novick's upcoming documentary film series Prohibition is scheduled to premiere this fall on public television. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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Filmmaker Ken Burns stands outside Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010. Burns is taking his "Baseball" documentary into extra innings. Burns and co-producer Lynn Novick have created a four-hour update for the 1994 epic that chronicles all that's gone on in the sport since then. "The Tenth Inning" was scheduled to premiere at a Boston theater on Wednesday night, and to show on PBS next week. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds)

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Filmmaker Ken Burns discusses his latest baseball documentary, "The Tenth Inning," during an interview in Boston, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010. Burns has produced four new hours to update his 1994 epic, which will premier Wednesday night. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds)