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Ken Burns's America, Statue of Liberty
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's America (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2002, originally published 1985), 1 hour 19 mins
For more than 100 years the Statue of Liberty has been a symbol of hope and refuge for generations of immigrants. In interviews with Americans from all walks of life—including former New York governor Mario Cuomo, the late congresswoman Barbara Jordan and the late writers James Baldwin and Jerzy Kosinski. This v...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's America (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2002, originally published 1985), 1 hour 19 mins
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Ken Burns's America, The Congress
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's America (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2004, originally published 1988), 1 hour 49 mins
For 200 years, the United States Congress has been one of the country's most important and least understood institutions. In this elegant, thoughtful and often touching portrait, Ken Burns explores the history and promise of this unique American institution. Using historical photographs and newsreels, evocative li...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's America (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2004, originally published 1988), 1 hour 49 mins
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Ken Burns's America, Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's America (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2004, originally published 1991), 1 hour 53 mins
For 50 years radio dominated the airwaves and the American consciousness as the first 'mass medium.' In Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio, Ken Burns examines the lives of three extraordinary men who shared the primary responsibility for this invention and its early success, and whose genius, friendship, ri...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's America (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2004, originally published 1991), 1 hour 53 mins
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Ken Burns's America, Huey Long
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's America (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2004), 1 hour 48 mins
He was a populist hero and a corrupt demagogue, hailed as a champion of the poor and reviled as a dictator. Louisiana’s Huey Long built his remarkable career as Governor and U.S. Senator on a platform of social reform and justice, all the while employing graft and corruption to get what he wanted. Long’s spell...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's America (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2004), 1 hour 48 mins
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