Nominated for 2 Oscars.
Another 25 wins & 21 nominations.
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The Dust Bowl
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 2 episodes, 2012) (producer - 2 episodes, 2012)
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 2 episodes, 2011) (producer - 1 episode, 2011)
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 9 episodes, 1994) (producer - 3 episodes, 1994 - 2010)
... (executive producer)
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 7 episodes, 2007) (producer - 7 episodes, 2007)
(TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
(TV Series documentary) (executive producer) / (senior producer)
The Civil War
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
Book (with D. C. Ward): "Jazz: A History of America's Music"
5 Interviews |
4 Articles |
Kenneth Lauren Burns
Did You Know?
[on the plowing up of the Great Plains and resultant dust bowl years] The old ranchers were saying 'Wrong side up'. The Indians knew it was not right, that these buffalo grasses sent their roots five feet down to suck the moisture, but also hold the topsoil evolved over thousands of years. All of a sudden we were turning over that grass in an area larger than Ohio, and this was a marginal area ...
Father, Robert Burns, was a cultural anthropologist
Takes a single photograph or painting, and utilizes close ups, music, voice overs and sound effects to make it seem like a lengthy action sequence.