Ken Burns American Stories
PBS presents works from the Ken Burns library, including some of his early work. Each film includes a new introduction by the filmmaker, providing commentary and context for each subject. The programs have also been digitally re-mastered.
Ken Burns American Stories Previous Broadcasts
Brooklyn Bridge (Episode #104)
KQED 9: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 -- 9:00 PM
Today it's a symbol of strength and vitality. When it was built in the 1870s, it was a source of controversy. This documentary examines the great problems and ingenious solutions that marked the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge. From conception to construction, it traces the bridge's transformation from a spectacular feat of heroic engineering to an honored symbol in American culture. David McCullough narrates.
- KQED Life: Thu, Dec 23, 2010 -- 2:00 AM
- KQED Life: Wed, Dec 22, 2010 -- 8:00 PM
- KQED Channel 9: Wed, Dec 22, 2010 -- 3:00 AM
- KQED 9: Wed, Dec 22, 2010 -- 3:00 AM
- KQED Channel 9: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 -- 9:00 PM