'The Vietnam War'
HistoryAir Date 09/20/2017
Filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick introduce “The Vietnam War,” a 10-part, 18-hour documentary series airing on PBS.
Maureen Dowd; 'Defying the Nazis'
Politics, HistoryAir Date 09/15/2016
Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky discuss their new documentary, "Defying the Nazis." Columnist Maureen Down introduces her new book, "The Year of Voting Dangerously."
'Defying the Nazis'
HistoryAir Date 09/15/2016
Filmmakers Ken Burns and Artemis Joukowsky discuss their new documentary, "Defying the Nazis."
Bernie Sanders; Representative Adam Schiff; Ken Burns
World, Politics, SportsAir Date 04/07/2016
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Congressman Adam Schiff on national security. Ken Burns on “Jackie Robinson.”
Entertainment, SportsAir Date 04/07/2016
Ken Burns introduces his new film, “Jackie Robinson,” which shows a new side of the baseball great.
Gaza Conflict; 'The Central Park Five'
World, Entertainment, Politics, LawAir Date 11/20/2012
Ceasefire negotiations between Hamas in Gaza and Israel. Ken and Sarah Burns present "The Central Park Five."
'The Central Park Five'
Entertainment, Society, LawAir Date 11/20/2012
Ken Burns and Sarah Burns share their film, "The Central Park Five," and Raymond Santana, one of the five, shares his experience.
Burns; Volcker, Pt. 2; Tautou; Fontaine
Entertainment, Politics, Business, Art and designAir Date 09/30/2009
Filmmaker Burns on U.S. parks. Volcker on fiscal health and tax policies. Tautou and Fontaine on “Coco Before Chanel.”
HistoryAir Date 09/30/2009
Ken Burns explains why he feels the national parks are the purest expressions of America's democratic ideals.
Ken Burns; Walter Mossberg
Entertainment, Business, Science, History, TechAir Date 09/25/2002
Documentarian Ken Burns on his new weekly PBS series; Walter Mossberg examines innovations in wireless handheld devices.
Entertainment, HistoryAir Date 09/25/2002
Filmmaker Ken Burns talks about a weekly series on PBS featuring his work, "Ken Burns: American Stories."
Ridley Scott; Remembering Cyrus Vance; Richard B. Stolley; Ken Burns
Entertainment, Politics, HistoryAir Date 01/14/2002
Ridley Scott on "Black Hawk Down"; remembering Cyrus Vance; Ken Burns on Mark Twain; "Life: World War II."
Entertainment, HistoryAir Date 01/14/2002
Ken Burns chats about his latest documentary focused on the private and public life of author Mark Twain.
Entertainment, HistoryAir Date 01/08/2001
Director Ken Burns and musician Wynton Marsalis discuss the history of Jazz music, the subject of Burns' latest documentary.
'Frank Lloyd Wright'
Entertainment, Art and designAir Date 11/09/1998
Ken Burns and Lynn Novick talk about their latest work, "Frank Lloyd Wright."
'Frank Lloyd Wright'; Andrew Sullivan; Phil Collins
Entertainment, Books, Art and designAir Date 11/09/1998
Documentarians Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Sullivan on his memoir, "Love Undetectable." Collins on his time with Genesis and his solo career.
Lewis and Clark Documentary
Entertainment, Books, EducationAir Date 11/03/1997
Author Dayton Duncan and filmmaker Ken Burns introduce their two-part PBS documentary, "Lewis & Clark."
Lewis and Clark Documentary; John Hope Franklin, Pt. 2
Entertainment, Society, HistoryAir Date 11/03/1997
Author Dayton Duncan and documentarian Ken Burns on "Lewis & Clark." Franklin on key Civil Rights figures and the presidency of Bill Clinton.
Bill Schneider; 'The West'; Lynda Obst
Entertainment, Politics, Books, HistoryAir Date 09/10/1996
Bill Schneider on the election; Burns, Ives, and Ward introduce "The West"; Lynda Obst on her memoir, "Hello, He Lied."
Entertainment, HistoryAir Date 09/10/1996
Guest host Mort Zuckerman, documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, director Stephen Ives, and writer Geoffrey Ward on the documentary, “The West.”