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Ken Burns: America's Storyteller

Ken Burns: America's Storyteller

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Ken Burns: America's Storyteller - American Sampler focuses its attention on the many single documentaries and short series that Ken has produced over the years. This new material comprises about 25% of the program and explores the tremendous depth and breadth of his work with a special emphasis on films about Thomas Jefferson, Susan B. Anthony, Mark Twain, Jackie Robinson and others. The remainder is material from the Ken Burns: America's Storyteller program that was released in March.

Join Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, George Lucas, Wynton Marsalis, Yo-Yo Ma, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Sam Waterston, Doris Kearns Goodwin and more for a tribute to the acclaimed filmmaker and an exclusive look at the upcoming production THE VIETNAM WAR.

Join host Tom Hanks for a celebration of filmmaker Ken Burns. Explore the depth and breadth of Burns's work, with a special emphasis on THE WAR, his award-winning, 15-hour documentary series about World War II.

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