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Ric Burns

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Ric Burns was the son of a social anthropologist. He studied English literature at Columbia University in New York City and Cambridge University in England before working with his brother, Ken Burns, on The Civil War (1990). His production company, "Steeplechase Films", is located on Manhattan's upper west side. ... See full bio »
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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 8 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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  American Experience (TV Series documentary) (1 episode, 2012) (writer - 7 episodes, 1992 - 2010)
- Eugene O'Neill: A Documentary Film (2006) ... (writer)
- New York: Center of the World (2003) ... (writer)
 2011 Nantucket (Documentary)
 2009 Freedom Riders (TV Series) (writer)
 2006 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2003 Columbia: A Celebration (TV Movie documentary)
 1995 The Way West (TV Movie documentary)
 1990 The Civil War (TV Mini-Series documentary) (written by - 9 episodes)
- War Is All Hell (1865) (1990) ... (written by)
- The Better Angels of Our Nature (1865) (1990) ... (written by)
- Valley of the Shadow of Death (1864) (1990) ... (written by)
- Most Hallowed Ground (1864) (1990) ... (written by)
- The Universe of Battle (1863) (1990) ... (written by)
 1988 The Congress (TV Movie documentary) (additional writing)
 1985 The Statue of Liberty (Documentary) (screenplay)
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