Ric Burns

Ric Burns

Ric Burns is an American documentary filmmaker and writer. He has written, directed and produced historical documentaries for nearly 20 years, beginning with his collaboration on the celebrated PBS series 'The Civil War' , which he produced with his older brother Ken Burns and wrote with Geoffrey C. Ward. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Ric Burns has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2013 Forum as a Director for the "Death in the Civil War".

Appearances by Title:Documentary Filmmaker Videos: 1 Director, "Death in the Civil War" Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • History and Film

    History and Film

    Ric Burns talked about how the public learns about history through film. Mr. Burns suggested that historical films can be…

  • Coping with Death in the Civil War

    Coping with Death in the Civil War

    Panelists talked about the effects of over 700,000 Civil War deaths on the United States population in the mid-19th century.…

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