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KEN BURNS is the legendary producer and director of numerous film series. His landmark film The Civil War was the highest-rated series in the history of American public television. His work has won numerous prizes, including the Emmy and Peabody Awards, and a nomination for an Academy Award.

Books by Ken Burns

The Vietnam War

An essential work on the Vietnam War, by the award-winning Geoffrey C. Ward and documentary maker Ken Burns.

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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

An extraordinarily vivid and personal portrait of America's greatest political family and its enormous impact on our nation-the tie-in volume to the PBS documentary to air in the fall of 2014.

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