Connect to history

As part of our commitment to supporting the arts,
we've partnered with acclaimed historical filmmaker Ken Burns.

Bank of America is proud to sponsor the work of Ken Burns and Florentine Films. We share Ken Burns's vision to make U.S. history into a riveting narrative, not just homework, and create a lasting impact with the general public and in classrooms around the country.

The Address

We're proud to sponsor Ken Burns's documentary, The Address. Explore the stories below and see how the speech that brought our nation back together still connects us today.

VIDEO: See how a speech given 150 years ago can still connect us today Abraham Lincoln headshot
VIDEO: Our employees lend their voices to commemorate the Gettysburg Address Alonso
VIDEO: Hear Ken Burns discuss his new app and his latest film, The Address Ken Burns
VIDEO: Watch the trailer for The Address Greenwood School student studying
VIDEO: Helping the global community Andrew Pleper
VIDEO: See Ken Burns recite his version of the Gettysburg Address Ken Burns recites The Address
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