Ken Burns

Ken Burns

Kenneth Lauren "Ken" Burns is an American filmmaker, known for his style of using archival footage and photographs in documentary films. His most widely known documentaries are 'The Civil War' , 'Baseball' , 'Jazz' , 'The War' , 'The National Parks: America's Best Idea' , 'Prohibition' , 'The Central Park Five' , and 'The Roosevelts' . Also widely known is his role as executive producer of 'The West' , and 'Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies' . Wikipedia*

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Ken Burns has 35 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1990 National Press Club Speech. The year with the most videos was 2016 with five videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2013 with an average of 2,078 views per program. Most appearances with Dayton Duncan (3), Geoffrey C. Ward (3), Peter Slen (3). Most common tags: U.S. History, Broadcast Television, Natural Resources.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 1990 - Present Filmmaker Videos: 35

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