Tackling huge topics in film
air date: Apr 7, 2016
Ken Burns is an acclaimed historical documentary filmmaker. His films have won multiple Emmys and received 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.