Ken Burns appears in the following:
Friday, April 18, 2014
A few weeks ago, we asked you to create new collective nouns for modern types of people — conceptual artists, Trekkies, yoga instructors, and more. The submissions are rolling in from listeners across the country, including one Ken Burns from New Hampshire. Yes, that Ken Burns ...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
inspired by Ken Burns' call to action to get everyday Americans to read the Gettysburg Address, we made something of our own, with Brian Lehrer, Brooke Gladstone of On The Media, Studio 360's Kurt Andersen, and other producers from WNYC.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
A new film, “The Central Park Five,” tells the story of how the police, the media, and the justice system upended five lives. Ken Burns wrote, produced and directed the film, along with his daughter, Sarah Burns, and son-in-law, David McMahon.
Friday, November 16, 2012
In his latest film, "The Dust Bowl," director Ken Burns shares the stories of those who survived one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in American history and considers whether the crisis could happen again, in a region heavily dependent on the waters of the Ogallala Aquifer which have been rapidly depleted.
Thursday, August 02, 2012
Everyone has their own story to share when they come back from a National Park. When collected together, these stories create a history and a culture. Documentarian Ken Burns joins us to discuss his journey to capture the spirit and tales of the National Parks.