Ken Burns I Wouldn't Touch the Kardashians With a 10-Foot Pole!

11/18/2014 12:25 AM PST

Following up "The Roosevelts" with "The Kardashians" makes perfect sense to our photog, but renowned and awesome documentarian Ken Burns wants no part of Kim and company ... because they've accomplished NOTHING.

Burns was out and about in downtown D.C. Monday when Colin pitched the idea ... but Burns had trouble hiding his contempt.

The tone of his answer says it all.