For over 25 years, filmmaker Ken Burns has been producing films that are unafraid of controversy and tragedy. History made them famous. Ken Burns made them real. Hailed as a film masterpiece and landmark in historical storytelling, Ken Burns’s epic documentary, The Civil War, brings to life America’s most destructive and defining conflict. Borders and Ken Burns celebrate Lincoln’s birthday with a chance for fans to discuss and have him sign their copy of The Civil War DVD set.