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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 taki...
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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Ken Burns: Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 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, 2003), 1 hour 47 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, 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, 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, 1962-, in The War, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 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, 1962-, in The War, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2006), 1 hour 55 mins
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, Episode 2, In the Arena (1901-1910)
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produced by Paul D. Barnes, fl. 1920-1960, Pam Tubridy Baucom, fl. 1994-2009 and Ken Burns, 1953-, WETA Productions and Florentine Films, in The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 1 hour 54 mins
Follow the account of Theodore’s presidency and FDR and Eleanor’s courtship and marriage.
produced by Paul D. Barnes, fl. 1920-1960, Pam Tubridy Baucom, fl. 1994-2009 and Ken Burns, 1953-, WETA Productions and Florentine Films, in The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 1 hour 54 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, 2004), 4 hours 18 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, 2004), 4 hours 18 mins
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Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery, Part I
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1997), 1 hour 46 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, 1997), 1 hour 46 mins
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Ken Burns's Jazz, 5, Swing, Pure Pleasure
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's Jazz, 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2000), 1 hour 27 mins
Suddenly, jazz bandleaders are the new matinee idols, with Benny Goodman hailed as the King of Swing, while teenagers jitterbug just as hard to the music of his rivals - Tommy Dorsey, Jimmie Lunceford, Glenn Miller, and the mercurial Artie Shaw. But the spirit of Swing isn't limited to the dance floor. In New York...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's Jazz, 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2000), 1 hour 27 mins
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The National Parks: America's Best Idea, Episode 2, The Last Refuge
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-, in The National Parks: America's Best Idea, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 2 hours 11 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 add...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-, in The National Parks: America's Best Idea, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 2 hours 11 mins
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Ken Burns: Mark Twain, Episode 2
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 1 hour 43 mins
Considered the funniest man of his time, Mark Twain was a critic of human nature who used his humor to attack hypocrisy, greed, and racism. As America's best-loved author, he created some of its most memorable characters and quoted sayings. Director Ken Burns digs beneath the legend to discover the true Twain and...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953- (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 1 hour 43 mins
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