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“The U.S. and the Holocaust” Premieres on WITF TV September 18

The film tackles a range of questions that are still essential today – including how racism influences immigration and refugee policies, as well as how governments and people respond to the rise of authoritarian states that manipulate history and facts to consolidate power.

By Christina Zeiders


Updated: June 22, 2022 | 6:40 pm

Ken Burns Presents “Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness”

“Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness” provides a window into the daily life with mental health challenges – from seemingly insurmountable obstacles to stories of hope and resilience. The film confronts the issue of stigma, discrimination, awareness, and silence and helps shift the public perception of mental health issues today.

By Christina Zeiders

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Ken Burns’ BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Premieres April 4 and 5

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN explores the life and work of one of the most consequential, and sometimes contradictory, figures in American History – a prolific writer and publisher, a groundbreaking scientist and inventor, a world-renowned diplomat and a founding father.

By Christina Zeiders

Updated: March 25, 2022 | 3:26 pm

Baseball is Back!

Watch all nine episodes of Ken Burns’ Baseball and The Tenth Inning; free through April 30
By Christina Zeiders

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali brings to life one of the most indelible figures of the 20th century.

By Fred Vigeant

The life and legend of Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali is one of the best-known sports and cultural figures of the 20th century.

By Merideth Bucher

Hemingway

Hemingway, a three-part, six-hour documentary film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

By Fred Vigeant


Watch Ken Burns on WITF Passport

Access the entire Ken Burns collection of documentaries.

By Fred Vigeant
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