Our Smallest Towns: Big Falls, Blue Eyes, Bonanza and BeyondSmallest U.S. village has gotten smaller Jan 28, 2004
And the very nature of our government permitted individual citizens at all levels to move aroundKen Burns takes 'Horatio's Drive' Oct 05, 2003
I guess I can sit in the car if I drove it across the countryKen Burns takes 'Horatio's Drive' Oct 05, 2003
We actually invented a government that recognized, for the first time in history, no national religionKen Burns takes 'Horatio's Drive' Oct 05, 2003
It is important to add some of these extra things'The Civil War' all over again Oct 10, 2002
Kenneth Lauren "Ken" Burns (born July 29, 1953) is an American director and producer of documentary films known for his style of using archival footage and photographs. Among his most notable productions are The Civil War (1990), Baseball (1994), Jazz (2001), The War (2007), and The National Parks: America's Best Idea (2009).
Burns' documentaries have been nominated for two Academy Awards (Brooklyn Bridge in 1982 and The Statue of Liberty in 1986) and have won seven Emmy Awards, mostly for The Civil War and Baseball.
Burns was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Lylia (née Tupper), a homemaker, and Robert Kyle Burns, an anthropology professor. His brother Ric Burns also has become a noted documentary filmmaker.