At a Glance


Visit the companion site to the Ken Burns documentary which chronicles the Lewis and Clark expedition.


Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

Logo, Lewis and Clark, The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

A PBS companion site for the film The Journey of the Corps of Discovery by Ken Burns. The site contains brief biographies of members of the expedition, historical sketches of the Native American tribes encountered by Lewis and Clark, a semi-searchable selection of transcribed journal excerpts from seven expedition members, over 800 minutes of unedited interviews with scholars and other specialists, over 30 links to related websites, a bibliography, and an interactive story section.

The site also offers teaching resources, including lesson plans and printable activity sheets, as well as a video interview and email forum with filmmaker Ken Burns. An easily navigated site.