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Ken Burns App for iPad

This app for the iPad presents an entirely new way of looking at history and why learning history is important. View this app’s streaming video content with one of these features: • Timeline view: Zoom in and out to explore a chronological history of America. Select scenes from the films to learn about that particular moment. • Theme view: Select a theme (Art, Hard Times, Innovation, Politics, Race, War) to see a playlist of scenes selected by Ken. Each playlist illustrates common patterns in the American story. In the playlist “Race,” for example, you’ll see how moments from The Civil War, Baseball, Thomas Jefferson and Jazz are related. • Film view: Select your favorite Ken Burns film, like The War or Baseball, to watch scenes from that film. See what themes appear in your favorite film... Show More


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