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The National Parks: America's Best Idea, Episode 4, Going Home
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-, in The National Parks: America's Best Idea, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 55 mins
THE NATIONAL PARKS is the story of an idea as uniquely American as the Declaration of Independence: that the most special places in the nation should be preserved for everyone. The series traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years, chronicling the a...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-, in The National Parks: America's Best Idea, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 55 mins
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The National Parks: America's Best Idea, Episode 1, The Scripture of Nature
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-, in The National Parks: America's Best Idea, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 54 mins
THE NATIONAL PARKS is the story of an idea as uniquely American as the Declaration of Independence: that the most special places in the nation should be preserved for everyone. The series traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years, chronicling the a...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-, in The National Parks: America's Best Idea, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 54 mins
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Ken Burns's Jazz, 8, Risk
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's Jazz, 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2000), 2 hours 2 mins
The postwar years bring America to a level of prosperity unimaginable a decade before, but the Cold War threat of nuclear annihilation makes these anxious years as well. In jazz, this underlying tension will be reflected in the broken rhythms and dissonant melodies of bebop, and in the troubled life of bebop's big...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's Jazz, 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2000), 2 hours 2 mins
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Part 1, Frank Lloyd Wright: A Film by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick - Part 1
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directed by Lynn Novick, 1962- and Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Peter Miller, fl. 2000, Lynn Novick, 1962- and Ken Burns, 1953-, Part 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2010), 1 hour 22 mins
Frank Lloyd Wright was the greatest of all American architects. He was an authentic American genius, a man who believed he was destined to redesign the world, creating everything anew. Over the course of his long career, Wright designed over eight hundred buildings, including such revolutionary structures as the G...
directed by Lynn Novick, 1962- and Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Peter Miller, fl. 2000, Lynn Novick, 1962- and Ken Burns, 1953-, Part 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2010), 1 hour 22 mins
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The War, Episode 1, A Necessary War
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directed by Lynn Novick, 1962- and Ken Burns, 1953-, in The War, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2006), 2 hours 22 mins
The Emmy® award-winning documentary THE WAR explores the history and horror of World War II from an American perspective by following so-called ordinary men and women who became caught up in one of the greatest cataclysms in history. This epic film focuses on the stories of citizens from four American towns takin...
directed by Lynn Novick, 1962- and Ken Burns, 1953-, in The War, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2006), 2 hours 22 mins
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The Vietnam War, Episode 6, Things Fall Apart (January-July 1968)
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directed by Lynn Novick, 1962- and Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Lynn Novick, 1962-, Ken Burns, 1953-, Sarah Botstein, 1972-, Mike Welt, fl. 2004, Salimah El-Amin, 1975- and Ho Dang Hoa, 1956-, Florentine Films, in The Vietnam War, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 25 mins
This film contains mature content, strong language, and graphic violence. This item also contains graphic content.
On the Tet holiday, North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces launch attacks on cities and military bases throughout the South, suffering devastating losses but casting doubt on Johnson’s promise that there is “light at the end of the tunnel.”
directed by Lynn Novick, 1962- and Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Lynn Novick, 1962-, Ken Burns, 1953-, Sarah Botstein, 1972-, Mike Welt, fl. 2004, Salimah El-Amin, 1975- and Ho Dang Hoa, 1956-, Florentine Films, in The Vietnam War, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 25 mins
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The Vietnam War, Episode 5, This Is What We Do (July-December 1967)
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directed by Lynn Novick, 1962- and Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Lynn Novick, 1962-, Ken Burns, 1953-, Sarah Botstein, 1972-, Mike Welt, fl. 2004, Salimah El-Amin, 1975- and Ho Dang Hoa, 1956-, Florentine Films, in The Vietnam War, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 26 mins
This film contains mature content, strong language, and graphic violence. This item also contains graphic content.
American casualties mount as they face deadly North Vietnamese ambushes and artillery. Hanoi lays plans for a massive surprise offensive, and the Johnson administration reassures the American public that victory is in sight.
directed by Lynn Novick, 1962- and Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Lynn Novick, 1962-, Ken Burns, 1953-, Sarah Botstein, 1972-, Mike Welt, fl. 2004, Salimah El-Amin, 1975- and Ho Dang Hoa, 1956-, Florentine Films, in The Vietnam War, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 26 mins
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The National Parks: America's Best Idea, Episode 5, Great Nature
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-, in The National Parks: America's Best Idea, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 54 mins
THE NATIONAL PARKS is the story of an idea as uniquely American as the Declaration of Independence: that the most special places in the nation should be preserved for everyone. The series traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years, chronicling the a...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-, in The National Parks: America's Best Idea, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 54 mins
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The Vietnam War, Episode 1, Déjà Vu (1858-1961)
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directed by Lynn Novick, 1962- and Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Lynn Novick, 1962-, Ken Burns, 1953-, Sarah Botstein, 1972-, Mike Welt, fl. 2004, Salimah El-Amin, 1975- and Ho Dang Hoa, 1956-, Florentine Films, in The Vietnam War, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 23 mins
This film contains mature content, strong language, and graphic violence. This item also contains graphic content.
Vietnamese revolutionaries led by Ho Chi Minh end nearly a century of French colonial occupation. Vietnam is divided in two. Communists in the North aim to reunify the country, while America supports Diem’s untested regime in the South.
directed by Lynn Novick, 1962- and Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Lynn Novick, 1962-, Ken Burns, 1953-, Sarah Botstein, 1972-, Mike Welt, fl. 2004, Salimah El-Amin, 1975- and Ho Dang Hoa, 1956-, Florentine Films, in The Vietnam War, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 23 mins
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