Archives: Ken Burns

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

National parks, the New Deal, Hitler’s defeat… The Roosevelts can lay claim to some of history’s most important developments. This hour we’ll preview a new Ken Burns documentary about the famous trio: Teddy, Franklin, and Eleanor. We’ll talk about the progressive legacies of two presidents, and a first lady against whom all others are measured.

Rise and Fall of Prohibtion in the U.S.

In this hour of All Sides, we’ll be speaking with documentary filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick about their new documentary entitled “Prohibition,” which raises vital questions about individual rights and the proper role of government.

A Religious Pilgrimage / Pianist Jacqueline Schwab

Reverend Timothy Ahrens tells about his journey to learn from Jewish, Christian and Muslim “Children of Abraham;” and a conversation with pianist Jacqueline Schwab about the music for PBS documentaries.