Contributor biographical information for Horatio's drive : America's first road trip / by Dayton Duncan, based on a documentary film directed by Ken Burns ; written by Dayton Duncan, with a preface by Ken Burns ; picture research by Suasnna Steisel, Jennifer Stanelle, and Pam Tubridy Baucom.


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Dayton Duncan, writer and producer of Horatio’s Drive, is the author of seven other books about American history, including Out West: A Journey Through Lewis and Clark’s America, in which he retraced the route of the expedition. He has been involved with Ken Burns’s documentaries for more than a decade. He and Burns are now collaborating on a major documentary series about our national parks. He lives in Walpole, New Hampshire.

Ken Burns, director and producer of Horatio’s Drive, has been making award-winning documentary films for more than twenty years. He was director of the landmark PBS series The Civil War, Baseball, and Jazz and executive producer of The West. His other films include the Academy Award–nominated Brooklyn Bridge, The Statue of Liberty (also nominated for an Oscar), Lewis & Clark, and Mark Twain. His next documentary will be a biography of the prizefighter Jack Johnson. He lives in Walpole, New Hampshire.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
United States -- Description and travel.
Jackson, Horatio Nelson, -- b. 1862 -- Travel -- United States.
Automobile travel -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Overland journeys to the Pacific.
Duncan, Dayton -- Travel -- United States.