Ken Burns

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  • Birth Name: Kenneth Lauren Burns
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Profession: Filmmaker, Director, Producer, Writer
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Uncovering "The Dust Bowl"
05:39 — Additional material and Backgrounder from "Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl"
Open: This is Face the Nation, May 28
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Civil War 360The Confederacy(Season 1, Episode 2) SMITH

Part 2 of 3. The rise and fall of the Confederacy is recalled by Trace Adkins, whose ancestors fought for the South.

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Tue Jun 27 12:00am
Civil War 360The Confederacy(Season 1, Episode 2) SMITH

Part 2 of 3. The rise and fall of the Confederacy is recalled by Trace Adkins, whose ancestors fought for the South.

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  • Birth Name: Kenneth Lauren Burns
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Profession: Filmmaker, Director, Producer, Writer

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