Ken Burns

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I have friends who worked at Apple and who have stories that are horror stories in that regard. And I've seen the documentary that's very critical of him. And I've seen the Aaron Sorkin script ... but it doesn't bear resemblance to the person that I know, which makes this whole question of making history so interesting. Even those closest to us, the people we're spending out lives with, remain, in some ways, enigmatic.

Steve Jobs called me up in December of 2002 and he said, Would you come and visit me? And...that was me knocking at the door of the next moment. He said that they'd been working on this thing. They were perfecting this sort of abbreviated, superficial version of what I do with old photographs.

The world is divided between people who've said, You idiot. You should have asked him, you know, for a fraction of a cent every time it was used. I said, Oh, he would have then called it the Pan and Zoom effect.' You know?

When I was in the Silicon Valley I stayed at his house. And had dinner with him and his kids and his wife. And, you know, got to know him very well.

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