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PBS Previews: A Look At Ken Burns' Country Music Series

Ken Burns Country Music

Watch a special preview of this exciting series. Meet the filmmakers, go behind the scenes, and enjoy exclusive clips from the films.

Explore the history of a uniquely American art form: country music. From its deep and tangled roots in ballads, blues and hymns performed in small settings, to its worldwide popularity, learn how country music evolved over the course of the 20th century, as it eventually emerged to become America’s music. Country Music features never-before-seen footage and photographs, plus interviews with more than 80 country music artists.

The eight-part 16-hour series is directed and produced by Ken Burns. Tune in starting September 15th at 8:00 p.m. on VPM PBS.