Dayton Duncan
Dayton Duncan

Dayton Duncan, writer and producer of The National Parks, is an award-winning author and documentary filmmaker. His nine other books include, with Ken Burns, Horatio’s Drive and Lewis & Clark. He has collaborated on all of Ken Burns’s films for twenty years as a writer, producer, and consultant. He lives in Walpole, New Hampshire.

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Author: Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns | Narrator: Ken Burns
Release Date: September 08, 2009
The companion volume to the twelve-hour PBS series from the acclaimed filmmaker behind The Civil War, Baseball, and The War

America’s national parks spring from an idea as radical as the Declaration of Independence. that the nation’s most magnificent and sacred places should be preserved, not for royalty or the rich, but for everyone.
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Author: Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns | Narrator: Ken Burns and Adam Arkin
Release Date: April 01, 2008
The companion volume to Ken Burns's PBS documentary film, with more than 150 illustrations, most in full color.

In the spring of 1804, at the behest of President oThomas Jefferson, a party of explorers called the Corps of oDiscovery crossed the Mississippi River and started up the Missouri, heading west into the newly acquired Louisiana Territory.
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Author: Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns | Narrator: Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns and Tom Hanks
Release Date: July 01, 2003
The companion volume to the PBS documentary film about the first—and perhaps most astonishing—automobile trip across the United States.

In 1903 there were only 150 miles of paved roads in the entire nation and most people had never seen a “horseless buggy”—but that did not stop Horatio Nelson Jackson, a thirty-one-year-old Vermont doctor, who impulsively bet fifty dollars that he could drive his 20-horsepower automobile from San Francisco to New York City.
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Author: Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan
Release Date: November 13, 2001
Ernest Hemingway called Huckleberry Finn “the best book we’ve ever had. There was nothing before. There’s been nothing as good since.” Critical opinion of this book hasn’t dimmed since Hemingway uttered these words; as author Russell Banks says in these pages, Twain “makes possible an American literature which would otherwise not have been possible.
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