Award-winning documentary filmmaker
An award-winning documentary filmmaker, Ken Burns has directed film projects such as The Civil War, Baseball, The West, The War, and The National Parks: America's Best Idea, all of which were developed for PBS. The late historian Stephen Ambrose said, "More Americans get their history from Ken Burns than any other source." While The New York Times has called Burns "the most accomplished filmmaker of his generation."
Presidential Historian, NBC News and PBS NewsHour, New York Times Columnist and #1 Best-Selling Author
Michael Beschloss is an award-winning historian of the Presidency and the author of nine books, including the the most recent, Presidents of War, along with the bestseller Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America, 1789-1989. Beschloss writes a sports history column that appears in The New York Times both in print and online every Saturday, called HistorySource.