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Explore The Life And Legacy Of Jackie Robinson

“Jackie Robinson was a sit-inner before sit-ins, a freedom rider before freedom rides.” - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Jackie Robinson, the two-part, four-hour film directed by Ken Burns, Sarah...

April 7, 2016

GPB Contributes To Ken Burns Cancer Series

Ken Burns is synonymous with PBS and documentary films - from the “Civil War” to “Baseball” to “Jazz”.Now he turns his cameras to a project that traces our biggest...

March 30, 2015

The Roosevelts are Coming! Get a Preview (Video)

On Sunday September 14 at 8 p.m., Ken Burns’ spectacular and extensive seven part documentary The Roosevelts: An Intimate Portrait comes to GPB. The series is a first for Burns: the first time...

September 11, 2014

The Address

Most people would prefer to see the dentist than get up in front of a crowd to deliver a speech. I imagine that your students fall under the category of “most people.” I hope they find courage from...

April 15, 2014