American Experience in World War II
September 19, 2007
About This Video
Run time: 59 minutes
Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns spoke on "No Ordinary Lives," regarding the American experience in World War II. He talked about his upcoming PBS series The War, that tells the story of the Second World War through the personal accounts of a handful of men and women from four American towns. He focused on the universality of the experiences of the participants. He was joined by his co-director and co-producer Lynn Novick in answering questions submitted by members of the audience.