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by Ken Burns
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He was hailed as a champion of the poor and reviled as a dictator. Louisiana's Huey Long rose to Governor and U.S. Senator on a platform of social reform and justice, all the while employing graft and corruption to get what he wanted.

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by Ken Burns
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Audio Download | Audio CD

The companion volume to the 12-hour PBS series from the acclaimed filmmaker behind The Civil War, Baseball, and The War.

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by Ken Burns
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Audio Download | Audio CD | Audio Cassette

Here are the stories of the extraordinary men and women who made the music: Louis Armstrong, the fatherless waif whose unrivaled genius...

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by Ken Burns
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Audio Download ($11.90) | Audio CD

In 1903 there were only 150 miles of paved roads in the entire nation and most people had never seen a "horseless buggy"...

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by Ken Burns
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Audio CD

The complete text of the bestselling narrative history of the Civil War--based on the celebrated PBS television series.

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by Ken Burns
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Audio Download ($26.60) | Audio CD

The companion volume to the forthcoming PBS series "The War" chronicles the story of World War II captured in the hearts and minds, words and deeds of those who made history at its most essential level: on the battlefields and on the homefront.

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by Ken Burns
Available on:
Online Video (Free)

Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan their six-part PBS documentary series The National Parks: America's Best Idea. Set against breathtaking backdrops, the film is the story of an idea as uniquely American as the Declaration of Independence and just as radical -- that the most special places in the nation should be preserved, not for royalty or the rich, but for everyone.

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by Ken Burns
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Online Video (Free)

Documentarian Ken Burns talks about the making of his new WWII retrospective. The War explores the history and horror of WWII from an American perspective.

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by Ken Burns
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Online Video (Free)

A discussion about the documentary "Jazz" with filmmaker Ken Burns and musician Wynton Marsalis, who served as a senior creative consultant for the film.

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by Ken Burns
Available on:
Audio Download ($13.30)

In the spring of 1804, at the behest of President Thomas Jefferson, a party of explorers called the Corps of Discovery crossed the Mississippi River and started up the Missouri, heading west into the newly acquired Louisiana Territory.

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