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Ken Burns


Ken Burns, director and producer of The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, has been making documentary films for more than thirty-five years.  Since the Academy Award–nominatedBrooklyn Bridge in 1981, Burns has gone on to direct and produce some of the most acclaimed historical documentaries ever made, including The Civil War, Baseball, JazzThe War, and The National Parks: America’s Best Idea. Burns’s films have been honored with dozens of major awards, including thirteen Emmy Awards, two Grammy Awards, and two Oscar nominations; and in September 2008, at the News & Documentary Emmy Awards, Burns was honored by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Ken Burns is represented by Random House Speakers Bureau (http://www.rhspeakers.com).


Ken Burns Audiobooks

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The Civil War
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns and Ken Burns
Read by Ken Burns
Format: Abridged Compact Disc

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Baseball
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
Read by Ken Burns
Format: Abridged Compact Disc

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Lewis & Clark
Written by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns
Read by Ken Burns and Adam Arkin
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download

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The National Parks
Written by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns
Read by Ken Burns
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download

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Horatio's Drive
Written by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns
Read by Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns and Tom Hanks
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download

Jazz
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
Read by LeVar Burton
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download

Baseball
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
Read by Ken Burns
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download

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The War
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
Read by Ken Burns
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download

Mark Twain
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download

The National Parks
Written by Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns
Read by Ken Burns
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download

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The War
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
Read by Ken Burns
Format: Abridged Compact Disc

Download an excerpt