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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The Handmaid's Tale Named Best TV Show at TCA Awards

The Television Critics Association has named Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale the best TV show of the past year. The dystopian drama starring Elisabeth Moss took home the top prize at the 33rd Annual TCA Awards Saturday night in Los Angeles, Program of the… Read more

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Ken Burns: The National Parks - America's Best Idea
Filmed over the course of more than six years at some of nature's most spectacular locales, "The National Parks: America's Best Idea" is a six-part, 1 (more…)
Ken Burns: The National Parks - America's Best Idea
Filmed over the course of more than six years at some of nature's most spectacular locales, "The National Parks: America's Best Idea" is a six-part, 1 (more…)
Baseball: A Film by Ken Burns (Includes the Tenth Inning)
In PBS' BASEBALL, join Ken Burns for the classic baseball stories from the Great Depression to the present.
Ken Burns: The National Parks - America's Best Idea
Filmed over the course of more than six years at some of nature's most spectacular locales, "The National Parks: America's Best Idea" is a six-part, 1 (more…)

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Tue Oct 17 9:00pm
The Vietnam WarResolve (January 1966-June 1967)(Season 1, Episode 4) PBS

Defying American airpower, North Vietnamese troops and materiel stream down the Ho Chi Minh Trail into the south, while Saigon struggles to "pacify the countryside." As an antiwar movement builds back home, hundreds of thousands of soldiers and Marines dis (more…)

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Wed Oct 18 2:00am
The Vietnam WarResolve (January 1966-June 1967)(Season 1, Episode 4) PBS

Defying American airpower, North Vietnamese troops and materiel stream down the Ho Chi Minh Trail into the south, while Saigon struggles to "pacify the countryside." As an antiwar movement builds back home, hundreds of thousands of soldiers and Marines dis (more…)

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Tue Oct 24 9:00pm
The Vietnam WarThis Is What We Do (July 1967-December 1967)(Season 1, Episode 5) PBS

American casualties and enemy body counts mount as Marines face deadly North Vietnamese ambushes and artillery south of the DMZ and Army units chase an elusive enemy in the central highlands. Hanoi lays plans for a massive surprise offensive, and the Johns (more…)

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Weekend Review: Here Come The Roosevelts — and More Zombies

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Tuesday TV: You Betcha, Fargo's Terrific

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Top Moments: Breaking Bad's Stunning End, NCIS' Ziva Goodbye, Scandal's Reveal

Our top moments of the week: 14. Double Trouble Award: In the first episode of Welcome to the Famil…

Ken Burns
PBS, Ken Burns Team Up for Cancer Documentary

PBS is teaming up with filmmaker Ken Burns to adapt Siddhartha Mukherjee's Pulitzer Prize-winning bo…

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