"Kenneth Lauren "Ken" Burns" is an American director and producer of documentary films, known for his style of using archival footage and photographs. His most widely known documentaries are The Civil War (TV series)/The Civil War (1990), Baseball (TV series)/Baseball (1994), Jazz (TV series)/Jazz (2001), The War (2007 film)/The War (2007), The National Parks: America's Best Idea (2009), Prohibition (miniseries)/Prohibition (2011), The Central Park Five (2012), and The Roosevelts (film)/The Roosevelts (2014).
Burns' documentaries have been nominated for two Academy Awards and have won Emmy Awards, among other honors.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous directors! More Ken Burns on Wikipedia.
This is what I don't understand, why we're not taught this. I mean, you would be hard pressed to say that there was no machine more important than the car in the last 100 years. Nothing has been more influential in how we live, how we work, what's worked itself into our songs, into our mythology. The idea of a road trip is very much in everyone's life, and this is the first road trip.Ken Burns