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Local Experts Reflect On “The Gene” During Our Upcoming Screening

The history and ethics of the human genome are highlighted in a new documentary airing in April.

March 4, 2020

Ken Burns Classroom Launches On PBS LearningMedia

Lesson plans, activity suggestions, interactives and video clips based on Ken Burns’s documentaries are now available in a hub for free to 6-12th grade GA educators

November 22, 2019

Botstein And Novick On How The Vietnam War Changed America

The filmmakers behind the Ken Burns documentary "The Vietnam War" share what they learned most about the conflict.

September 27, 2017

Ken Burns And Lynn Novick Team Up To Create A Series About The Vietnam War

The Vietnam War was one of the most controversial wars in American history, yet the internal and external chaos that ensued with American troops and politics involved has never been talked about in detail until now.

September 17, 2017

The Vietnam War Classroom Resources For High Schools

GPB will provide a select number of Georgia schools with these educational kits. Learn more about a chance to be selected.

August 30, 2017

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