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Articles with keyword "documentaries"

Ken Burns shooting Thomas Hart Benton.


Ken Burns and NEH

A selected filmography

Ken Burns with camera


The Documentarian

Ken Burns talks about filmmaking, race, and the current media environment with NEH Chairman William D. Adams.

Illustration of Pilgrims


Who Were the Pilgrims Who Celebrated the First Thanksgiving?

Ric Burns’s close look at the Pilgrims may change how we think of them.

photo of a dog-sled team


Dog vs. Airplane

The race to save Nome from a diphtheria outbreak

Chinese commemorative stamp for Go.


Go Figure

In talking about their national game, Chinese reveal world views, personal philosophies, and notions of other lands and peoples.


The Long Shadow of Invisible Man

A film on Ralph Ellison and his novel delves into his position as a black man in America.


An Hour Upon the Stage

The Federal Theatre Project's brief but controversial life is considered in an upcoming documentary.


Partners of the Heart

An unconventional partnership leads to an advance in cardiac surgery.