Jackie Robinson's Place in U.S. History

Jackie Robinson's Place in U.S. History

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Ken Burns

Documentary Filmmaker

air date: April 7, 2016

Ken Burns is an acclaimed historical documentary filmmaker. His films have won multiple Emmys and received two Oscar nominations, and he’s been honored by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with a Lifetime Achievement Award. His films and series, most of which appear on PBS, include The Civil War, The Dust Bowl, and Baseball. His film Jackie Robinson aired on PBS in 2016.


Overheard interviews are also available as podcasts on the iTunes Store.



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