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Podcast: Ken Burns and Telling Constitutional Stories

May 31, 2018 by


Today, in a special We The People podcast, Ken Burns joins National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen in a broad-ranging discussion about the Civil War and Reconstruction, the Fourteenth Amendment, and how to tell constitutional stories. 

Ken Burns has been making films for almost 40 years. His widely known documentary series include The Civil War (1990), Baseball (1994), Jazz (2001), The War (2007), The National Parks: America's Best Idea (2009), Prohibition (2011), The Roosevelts (2014), and The Vietnam War (2017).  Ken’s films have won fifteen Emmy Awards and two Oscar nominations, and in September 2008, Ken was honored by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

This show was engineered by David Stotz and produced by Ugonna Eze and Scott Bomboy. Research was provided by Lana Ulrich.

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