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Ken Burns in His Own Words

Ken Burns talks about his difficult childhood, how much film school shaped his craft, and all about his process making films and telling stories.
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  • Ken and Rick Burns on Their Parents’ Influence
    124 - The Brothers Burns — A Conversation with Filmmakers Ken & Ric Burns
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  • The Moment Ken Burns Wanted to Become a Filmmaker
    124 - The Brothers Burns — A Conversation with Filmmakers Ken & Ric Burns
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  • The College Years
    #386: Ken Burns — A Master Filmmaker on Creative Process, the Long Game, and the Noumenal
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  • History Doesn’t Repeat, but it Rhymes
    #386: Ken Burns — A Master Filmmaker on Creative Process, the Long Game, and the Noumenal
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  • All Meaning Accrues in Duration
    Episode 361: Ken Burns
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  • We Want One and One to be Three
    Reactions to the Third Democratic Debate and Ken Burns Takes Us Back in Time | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air
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  • The Thing and the Opposite of a Thing Can Both Be True
    Reactions to the Third Democratic Debate and Ken Burns Takes Us Back in Time | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air
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  • Ken Burns Reads the Greatest Love Letter Ever Written
    Ken Burns: 'America's Storyteller' on His Creative Process
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  • How the Ken Burns Effect Came About
    Ken Burns in Conversation with Stephen Colbert
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124 - The Brothers Burns — A Conversation with Filmmakers Ken & Ric Burns
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124 - The Brothers Burns — A Conversation with Filmmakers Ken & Ric Burns
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#386: Ken Burns — A Master Filmmaker on Creative Process, the Long Game, and the Noumenal
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#386: Ken Burns — A Master Filmmaker on Creative Process, the Long Game, and the Noumenal
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Episode 361: Ken Burns
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Reactions to the Third Democratic Debate and Ken Burns Takes Us Back in Time | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air
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Reactions to the Third Democratic Debate and Ken Burns Takes Us Back in Time | Larry Wilmore: Black on the Air
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Ken Burns: 'America's Storyteller' on His Creative Process
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Ken Burns in Conversation with Stephen Colbert
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