Ken Burns

Ken Burns has been making documentary films for more than 30 years. Since the Academy Award-nominated Brooklyn Bridge in 1981, he has gone on to direct and produce some of the most acclaimed historical documentaries ever made. Among his most notable productions are The Civil War (1990), Baseball (1994), Jazz (2001), The War (2007) and The National Parks (2009). Burns\’s documentaries have been nominated for two Academy Awards (Brooklyn Bridge in 1982 and The Statue of Liberty in 1986) and have won seven Emmy Awards.

Radio Shows featuring Ken Burns


Exploring Jordan, Art of Dr. Seuss, Ken Burns

World Footprints will cross the border into the country of Jordan, uncover Dr. Suess’s social and artistic legacies and share one of our “Best Of” features with filmmaker Ken Burns. Although the country of Jordan is surrounded by “noisey neighbors” it is the safest country in the Middle East because … Read more  

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