Reminder: John Williams to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

John Williams will receive the annual “Ken Burns Lifetime Achievement Award” from documentary filmmaker Ken Burns and Old Sturbridge Village following a dinner in his honor Aug. 15.

The event is sponsored by Fallon Community Health Plan. Cost for the dinner is $150, seating is limited and reservations are required. For reservations and more information, contact, (508)-347-0210 or visit

The “Ken Burns Lifetime Achievement Award” is presented jointly each year by Ken Burns and Old Sturbridge Village to an individual who has made a significant impact on the arts through projects related to history.

Previous awards went to NBC News Special Correspondent and award-winning author Tom Brokaw; Academy Award-winning actor Sam Waterston, noted for his portrayals of Abraham Lincoln; Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin; and to Emmy Award-winning actress Laura Linney, known for her portrayal of Abigail Adams in the HBO series John Adams.

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