TITLE: Ken Burns: Bookfest 07
SPEAKER: Ken Burns
EVENT DATE: 2007/09/29
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 53 minutes
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Director Ken Burns in a presentation at the 2007 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
Speaker Biography: Ken Burns is the multiple 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," which have been honored with Academy Award nominations, Emmy Awards, a Peabody Award, and an Erik Barnouw Award, among others. He is co-author, with Geoffrey Ward, of "War: An Intimate History, 1941-45" (Knopf, 2007). He is the co-producer and co-director of "The War," a seven-part film based on the book that aired on PBS in September 2007. He is a resident of Walpole, N.H.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2007