For documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, the stories he chooses to illuminate help explain the history of America. Few can better tell that multifaceted tale than Burns, whose palette birthed the seminal documentary The Civil War in 1990. Read more


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PBS will air “Appalachia: A History of Mountains and People” in April, 2009. The four-part documentary series is being touted by PBS as the first ever to chronicle the environmental history of a particular region. Read more