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Ken Burns American Journeys

Ken Burns American Journeys New for 2011! Introducing our new partnership with America’s premier storyteller, Ken Burns, and his longtime collaborator, Dayton Duncan, who have worked alongside Tauck’s team of tour architects to bring stories and themes from their films to life in firsthand travel experiences. They bring their unique insights to guests on a variety of U.S. projects, from filmed narratives on select trips to personal appearances at special signature events to choreographing new journeys.

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Crafted by Tauck & Ken Burns – New-for-2011 trips based on the themes of Ken Burns’s films featuring filmed on-tour narratives by Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan:

  • Spirit of the Desert: The National Parks of the Southwest  – 10 days experiencing six national parks in the Southwest that evoke the haunting spirit of the desert – the inspiring natural beauty, the stories of the spirit of the people, and the spiritual connection we all share with their special sites.
  • Most Hallowed Ground  – 150 years after the Civil War, discover places like Antietam, Gettysburg, Appomattox and Arlington in a new light on this 11-day trip filled with unique access and insights from Ken Burns.

Stories by Ken Burns
– On select Tauck World Discovery, Tauck Bridges and Culturious USA trips, filmed narratives share perspectives from Ken and Dayton about the places you’re visiting. Exclusive to Tauck, go behind-the-scenes for in-depth commentary on the national parks, the Civil War and jazz.

Ken Burns Events – Join us in 2011 on these Tauck Exclusive, single-departure, five-day travel experiences, each featuring a personal appearance by Ken Burns:

  • The Tauck Jazz Event  – October 5-9, 2011… This uniquely American music comes to life in its birthplace, New Orleans, on a one-of-a-kind Ken Burns Event. Explore the past, present and future of jazz in its hometown with themed small-group sightseeing, exclusive access and live jazz throughout, including a private performance by Ellis Marsalis and an opportunity to meet Ken Burns.
  • The Tauck Civil War Event  – May 22-26, 2011Limited Availability! Gather in Washington, DC, for an extraordinary 5-day event featuring a keynote address by Ken Burns at the National Archives; in-depth, small-group sightseeing and more.


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