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Burns discusses his book and his seven-part film based on his book, which is scheduled to air on PBS in September 2007.
Ken Burns is the award-winning director, producer, and co-writer of more than 10 critically acclaimed historical documentaries. His films include "Brooklyn Bridge," "Baseball," "Jazz," and "The Civil War." He is co-author, with Geoffrey Ward, of "War - An Intimate History, 1941-45" (Knopf, 2007). Burns will appear in the History & Biography Pavilion.
About the 2007 National Book Festival
The 2007 National Book Festival, organized and sponsored by the Library of Congress and hosted by First Lady Laura Bush was held on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.