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Ken Burns and Stephen Ives

Ken Burns, the series’ executive producer and creative consultant, is best known for his landmark PBS documentary THE CIVIL WAR and his more recent epic of the national pastime, BASEBALL, both "General Motors Mark of Excellence Presentations."

Stephen Ives is director and co-producer of THE WEST, an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose vision is the guiding force behind this journey through a boundless landscape where myth, vision and dream seem to shape to historical reality.

Meet these two award-winning film historians and some members of the team they have assembled to bring their vision of the American West to PBS.


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