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Ken Burns to take on ‘The Emperor of All Maladies’

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Local documentary master Ken Burns will produce Harvard Med School grad Siddhartha Mukherjee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer” for PBS. The two will work together on the project in a collaboration with Katie Couric’s organization Stand Up to Cancer. Couric lost her husband and sister to cancer; Burns lost his mother to the disease when he was 11. The three-night documentary will air in 2015.

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