Ken Burns appears in the following:
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Documentary filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick made an 18-hour series that's heavy on both U.S. and Vietnamese witnesses, but deliberately doesn't feature John McCain or Jane Fonda.
Monday, September 19, 2016
Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky discuss their new film, "Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War."
Thursday, March 03, 2016
Jackie Robinson was a historic athlete. But filmmaker Ken Burns wants to call attention to the complicated activism Robinson dedicated most of his life to.
Friday, March 27, 2015
The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segment's from the week.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
In “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” Ken Burns and Barak Goodman tell the comprehensive story of the disease and our quest to understand it, treat it, and cure it.
Friday, January 02, 2015
Filmmaker Ken Burns says that for Cuomo, baseball was about democracy.
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 fro...
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, Stud...
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 wi...
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 wh...
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...
Monday, May 30, 2011
Tuesday, April 05, 2011
Monday, September 21, 2009
Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns discusses his latest PBS series, "The National Parks: America’s Best Idea." He’s joined by Dayton Duncan, co-producer of the series, and Shelton Johnson, a park ranger in Yosemite National Park to discuss how these special places became preserved as parks, the role of individual ...
Wednesday, September 26, 2007
It took six years for Ken Burns to complete his new seven-part, 15-hour epic documentary, “The War.” This World War II documentary weaves interviews with ordinary Americans from four small towns with rare photos and footage. World War II is often referred to as “The Good War,” but the film ...
Wednesday, September 26, 2007
On today’s show, Ken Burns discusses his seven-part, 15-hour epic World War II documentary. Then, Alek Wek on how she fled the civil war in Sudan and eventually became an international supermodel. Also, we'll talk about a new movement that's trying to figure out a less harmful approach to controlling ...