Ken Burns
Ken Burns

KEN BURNS, the producer and director of numerous film series, including Vietnam, The Roosevelts, and The War, founded his own documentary film company, Florentine Films, in 1976. His landmark film The Civil War was the highest-rated series in the history of American public television, and his work has won numerous prizes, including the Emmy and Peabody Awards, and two Academy Award nominations. He lives in Walpole, New Hampshire.

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Author: Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns | Narrator: Dayton Duncan, Brian Corrigan and Ken Burns
Release Date: September 10, 2019
The rich and colorful story of America's most popular music and the singers and songwriters who captivated, entertained, and consoled listeners throughout the twentieth century--based on the upcoming eight-part film series to air on PBS in September ...
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Author: Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns | Narrator: Ken Burns
Release Date: September 05, 2017
From the award-winning historian and filmmakers of The Civil War, Baseball, The War, The Roosevelts, and others: a vivid, uniquely powerful history of the conflict that tore America apart--the companion volume to the major, multipart PBS film to be a...
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Author: Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns | Narrator: Ken Burns
Release Date: September 21, 2010
The companion to Ken Burns’s magnificent PBS television series—updated and expanded to coincide with the broadcast of a new, two-part Tenth Inning directed with Lynn Novick. The authors of the acclaimed and bestselling The Civil War,...
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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...
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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 Missis...
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Author: Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns | Narrator: Ken Burns
Release Date: September 11, 2007
The companion volume to the magnificent seven-part PBS seriesThe individuals featured in this audiobook are not those of historians or scholars. They are ordinary men and women who experienced–and helped to win–the most devastating war in...
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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 ...
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Author: Dayton Duncan, Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns | Narrator: Bill Meisle
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 ...
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Author: Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns | Narrator: LeVar Burton
Release Date: November 07, 2000
The companion volume to the ten-part PBS TV series by the team responsible forThe Civil War and Baseball.Continuing in the tradition of their critically acclaimed works, Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns vividly bring to life the story of the quintessen...
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