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Air Date: Fri, Jul 3, 2020 9:00 PM
In 1851, word spreads across the country of a beautiful area of California’s Yosemite Valley, attracting visitors who wish to exploit the land’s scenery for commercial gain and those who wish to keep it pristine. Among the latter is a Scottish-born wanderer named John Muir, for whom protecting the land becomes a spiritual calling.
Air Date: Sat, Mar 14, 2020 7:00 PM
Learn about the making of the epic documentary series devoted to the history of this truly American art form. Features interviews with Ken Burns, Rosanne Cash and members of the filmmaking team.
Air Date: Fri, Feb 28, 2020 8:00 PM
Join celebrated musicians for a concert celebrating the film by Ken Burns. Hosted by Burns and featuring performances and appearances by Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash, Rhiannon Giddens, Vince Gill, Kathy Mattea, Marty Stuart, Dwight Yoakam and more.
Air Date: Thu, Jan 16, 2020 10:00 PM
Learn about contemporary quilters as we celebrate the role quilts have played in our country’s story. Featuring Susan Hudson, Victoria Findlay Wolfe, Michael A. Cummings, Judith Content, the International Quilt Museum and special guest Ken Burns.
Air Date: Sat, Dec 7, 2019 9:30 PM
Explore the beauty and grandeur of our nation’s magnificent parks, from Acadia to Yosemite, Yellowstone to the Grand Canyon. Filmmakers Burns and Dayton Duncan vividly reveal fascinating behind-the-scenes stories about the making of the series.
Air Date: Mon, Nov 26, 2018 9:30 PM
Filmmaker Ken Burns shares the story of how the award-winning documentary The Civil War came to be.   Preview      
Air Date: Tue, Sep 4, 2018 8:00 PM
Explores the other side of Twain the man—an American icon who falls hard through tragedy and bad financial decisions.
Air Date: Tue, Aug 28, 2018 8:00 PM
In his time, Mark Twain was considered the funniest man on earth. Yet he was also an unflinching critic of human nature, using his humor to attack hypocrisy, greed and racism.
Air Date: Sat, Jun 9, 2018 8:00 PM
Join Henry Louis Gates Jr., Doris Kearns Goodwin, Tom Hanks, George Lucas, Wynton Marsalis, Yo-Yo Ma, Meryl Streep, Sam Waterston and others for a tribute to acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns. The program includes an exclusive look at the upcoming series THE VIETNAM WAR.
Air Date: Fri, Mar 30, 2018 9:00 PM
Examine the life and times of Jack Roosevelt Robinson, who in 1947 lifted a nation and an entire race on his shoulders when he crossed baseball’s color line. Ken Burns reveals fascinating stories about the legend’s life on and off the field.
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