A WWII Veteran Pursues His Dreams in ‘Clarence’

July 2, 2015

This week on Director’s Cut we welcome Kristin Catalano, the creative force behind the documentary Clarence. Clarence tells the story…

Meet the Real Mad Men and Women of Madison Avenue

May 18, 2015

One of the best part of WPT’s online video portal is that it gives all of us access not only…

"Ken Burns’ Ken Burns": A Playfully Hilarious Parody

September 17, 2014

“What a lot of people don’t realize is that Ken wasn’t in the Civil War. He didn’t play baseball or…

Watch Ken Burns on The Daily Show

September 16, 2014

A big national documentary project like The Roosevelts: An Intimate History means more than just a week of great TV…

New Video Remembers Wisconsin’s Nazi Resistance Hero

September 16, 2014

Today is Mildred Fish-Harnack day in Wisconsin, an annual day to honor and remember the Wisconsin-born and raised hero who…

Theodore Roosevelt – America’s Real Renaissance Man

September 10, 2014

“He’s the writing-est president in American history, by far… He’s an intellectual. He read a book a day, sometimes three…

Watch Ken Burns’ visit to Letterman

August 21, 2014

“Is Peter Coyote still doing the voice of these?” David Letterman asked Ken Burns last night about his award-winning documentary…

Who Wants to Be a – Slumdog – Millionaire?

July 25, 2014

When Who Wants to Be a Millionaire first aired in the United States, viewers watched as intellectuals with photographic memories…