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The War - A Ken Burns Film - Directed & Produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick - THE WAR is the story of the Second World War through the personal accounts of a handful of men and women from four American towns. The war touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America and demonstrated that in extraordinary times, there are no ordinary lives.
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A Production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV

 

Directed and Produced by KEN BURNS and LYNN NOVICK; Written By GEOFFREY C. WARD;
Produced by SARAH BOTSTEIN; Co-Producers PETER MILLER and DAVID McMAHON;
Supervising Film Editor PAUL BARNES; Editors PAUL BARNES, ERIK EWERS and TRICIA REIDY;
Cinematography BUDDY SQUIRES; Associate Producers MEGHAN HORVATH and TAYLOR KRAUSS; Assistant Editors DANIEL J. WHITE, RYAN GIFFORD and PAUL DOCHERTY;
Narrated by KEITH DAVID with TOM HANKS, JOSH LUCAS, BOBBY CANNAVALE, SAMUEL L. JACKSON, ELI WALLACH, among others; Original Music Composed and Arranged by WYNTON MARSALIS; "AMERICAN ANTHEM" music and lyrics by GENE SCHEER, performed by NORAH JONES.

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Corporate funding is provided by General Motors, Anheuser-Busch, and Bank of America. Major funding is provided by Lilly Endowment, Inc.; Public Broadcasting Service; National Endowment for the Humanities; Corporation for Public Broadcasting; The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations; The Pew Charitable Trusts; The Longaberger Foundation; and Park Foundation, Inc.

corporate funding GM : A proud sponsor of Ken Burns since 1987 Bank of America Anheuser-Busch Lilly Endowment, Inc. National Endowment for the Humanities CPB: Corporation for Public Broadcasting WETA