Ken Burns: American Lives
Ken Burns: American Lives is a comprehensive reoccurring series of incisive and exhaustive documentaries produced for PBS on a myriad of historical luminaries. As he did with The Civil War and Baseball (as well as his earlier works which are now also in a box set, not to mention The West, New York and Jazz). Ken Burns continues to present his "American Stories" with pictures and narration that bring the past alive. Ken Burns is the king of the modern documentary film. He cast a probing eye on such American subjects as The Statue of Liberty (1985), The Congress (1988), painter Thomas Hart Benton (1988) and early radio with Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio (1991). The series is excellent and informative. Highly recommended.