¦¦ Debut: Ken Burns' seven-part series tells the story of World ¦¦
¦ War II through the experiences of ordinary people from four ¦
¦ American towns. First up: a summary of the war and its cost ¦
¦ (some 50 million lives), and reasons for the Japanese attack ¦
¦ on Pearl Harbor. It also chronicles the first year of U.S. ¦
¦ involvement, focusing on, among others, Glenn Frazier, from ¦
¦ Mobile, Ala., who survived the Bataan Death March; and Sid ¦
_¦ Phillips, who fought the Japanese on Guadalcanal.