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.
War
2016
1 Episode
Ken Burns reveals an American couple's secret 1939 mission to help refugees escape Nazis.
War
1990
5 Episodes

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

War
2017
10 Episodes
The epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never-before been told on film.
The Arts
2001
10 Episodes
Ken Burns follows the growth and development of jazz music.
Biography
2022
2 Episodes
Explore the revolutionary life of one of the 18th century's most consequential figures.
The Arts
2019
8 Episodes
Hear the remarkable stories of the people and places behind a true American art form.
Justice & Social Change
2021
4 Episodes
Muhammad Ali brings to life the boxing champion who became an inspiration across the globe

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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