Watch the Documentaries of Ken Burns

For more than forty years, Ken Burns and his collaborators have produced and directed some of the most acclaimed historical documentaries ever made. Through this impressive collection discover things you never knew about the people and events that molded our history.
Justice & Social Change
2022
3 Episodes
Exploring America’s response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises in history.
Biography
2014
7 Episodes
A chronicle of three members of the most influential family in American politics.
Biography
2022
2 Episodes
Explore the revolutionary life of one of the 18th century's most consequential figures.
War
2017
10 Episodes
The epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never-before been told on film.
Health & Wellness
2022
2 Episodes
A documentary about the mental health crisis among youth in America.
Interactive Features
1994
9 Episodes
An American epic overflowing with heroes and hopefuls, scoundrels and screwballs.
War
1990
5 Episodes

A monumental series that explores the most important conflict in our nation's history.

Ken Burns

For more than forty years, Ken Burns and his collaborators have produced and directed some of the most acclaimed historical documentaries ever made. Through this impressive collection discover things you never knew about the people and events that molded our history.

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Explore the Ken Burns collection of more than 40 film official sites. Watch classics such as The Civil War, Baseball, Jazz as well as modern monumental films like The Vietnam War, Country Music and The U.S. and the Holocaust. The official sites showcase special features and ways to dive deeper, including interactives, links to classroom materials, essays, behind-the-scenes photos and more.

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On UNUM, Ken Burns rearranges the molecules of his films to explore US history in a new way. Explore own original content, podcasts, articles, primary resources and more.
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