25th Anniversary of Ken Burns' The Civil War


In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the landmark series, PBS presents Ken Burns: The Civil War, a new television special that shares the story behind the award-winning documentary and explores how the groundbreaking film literally changed the way Americans look at their history.

The program features interviews with Ken Burns, writer Geoffrey Ward, co-writer and co-producer Ric Burns, cinematographer Buddy Squires, supervising editor Paul Barnes and others, as well as extensive video clips from the series.

Hosted by award-winning actor Sam Waterston, who memorably provided the voice of President Lincoln in the original series.

Then, watch the entire remastered series, Monday – Friday, September 7-11 at 9 p.m. on WVPB.