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Set. Total running time of 1484 minutes. Includes; Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson (first African American heavyweight boxing champ).
Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery.
Mark Twain.
Thomas Jefferson.
Horatio's Drive: America 's First Road Trip
(historic journey of motorist Horatio Nelson Jackson).
Frank Lloyd Wright (
American architect).
Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony.

   While I think Ken Burns tends to dwell on the negative side of things, no one can ever accuse the guy of not being thorough. The man is probably the best history documentary filmmaker to grace the earth and covers a wide range of topics. Although I am not interested in a few of the people covered, I still found their respective documentaries/biographies interesting as hell. Of course, the ones I am interested in blew me away; Lewis & Clark and Thomas Jefferson.  A monster, but awesome set! – Denis Sheehan



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