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Ken Burns's Jazz, 7, Dedicated to Chaos
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's Jazz, 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2000), 1 hour 59 mins
When America enters World War II, jazz is part of the arsenal. In Europe, where musicians like the Gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt continue to play despite a Nazi ban, jazz is a beacon of hope. In America, it becomes the embodiment of democracy, as bandleaders like Glenn Miller and Artie Shaw enlist, taking their...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's Jazz, 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2000), 1 hour 59 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 (PBS), 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 taki...
directed by Lynn Novick, 1962- and Ken Burns, 1953-, in The War, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2006), 2 hours 22 mins
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The War, Episode 7, A World Without War
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953- and Lynn Novick, fl. 1988-2016, in The War, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2006), 2 hours 5 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 taki...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953- and Lynn Novick, fl. 1988-2016, in The War, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2006), 2 hours 5 mins
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The War, Episode 3, A Deadly Calling
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953- and Lynn Novick, fl. 1988-2016, in The War, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2006), 1 hour 50 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 taki...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953- and Lynn Novick, fl. 1988-2016, in The War, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2006), 1 hour 50 mins
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Ken Burns: Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2003), 1 hour 47 mins
Get set for an adventure that marked a new era in America! Film-maker Ken Burns presents the hilarious 1903 saga of the first transcontinental automobile trip. On a visionary whim and a $50 bet, Dr. Horatio Nelson Jackson became the first person to drive an automobile across the continent. His arrival in New Yor...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2003), 1 hour 47 mins
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The War, Episode 6, The Ghost Front
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953- and Lynn Novick, fl. 1988-2016, in The War, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2006), 1 hour 57 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 taki...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953- and Lynn Novick, fl. 1988-2016, in The War, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2006), 1 hour 57 mins
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Prohibition, Episode 2, A Nation of Scofflaws
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Prohibition, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2011), 1 hour 50 mins
PROHIBITION, directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, tells the story of the rise, rule and fall of the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The film starts with the early history of alcohol in America and examines the 19th-century temperance and progressive movements through the repeal of the 18th Amendment i...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Prohibition, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2011), 1 hour 50 mins
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The War, Episode 2, When Things Get Tough
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953- and Lynn Novick, fl. 1988-2016, in The War, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2006), 1 hour 55 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 taki...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953- and Lynn Novick, fl. 1988-2016, in The War, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2006), 1 hour 55 mins
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Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery, Part II
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 1997), 2 hours 56 mins
Tells the story of the most important expedition in American history, led by Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. Includes the stories of the young army men, French-Canadian boatmen, Clark's African-American slave, and the Shoshone woman named Sacagawea who went with them.
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 1997), 2 hours 56 mins
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Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953- and Paul Barnes, 1951- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2004), 4 hours 17 mins
In this documentary by Ken Burns, follow Jack Johnson's journey from his beginnings as the son of former slaves, to his entry into the brutal world of professional boxing, where he was able to battle his way up through the ranks and become the first African-American Heavyweight Champion of the World. The biography...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953- and Paul Barnes, 1951- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2004), 4 hours 17 mins
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