Ken Burns

I recently found myself reminiscing to when I watched Burns' Civil War, and how blown away I was at how emotionally compelling a documentary could really be. Out of a desire to explore his work further, as well as expand my documentary repertoire, I decided to make this list.

  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • The Shakers: Hands to Work, Hearts to God
  • The Statue of Liberty
  • Huey Long
  • Thomas Hart Benton
  • The Congress
  • The Civil War
  • Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio
  • Baseball
  • The West
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Lewis & Clark - The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony
  • Jazz
  • Mark Twain
  • Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip
  • Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
  • The War
  • The National Parks: America's Best Idea
  • Baseball: The Tenth Inning
  • Prohibition
  • The Dust Bowl
  • The Central Park Five
  • The Address
  • The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
  • Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies
  • Jackie Robinson
  • Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War
  • The Vietnam War
  • The Mayo Clinic: Faith, Hope and Science
  • Country Music
  • College Behind Bars
  • East Lake Meadows: A Public Housing Story