Ken Burns, the rather famous documentary filmmaker, has just released his own app. Appropriately titled Ken Burns. This isn’t a documentary companion app or a collection of his films as you might expect, but rather an app meant to display American history in a whole new way.
Ken Burns organizes many key themes in American history into, well, themes. Art, Politics, Hard Times, Innovation, and more will chronologically cover notable events that fit their descriptions. There’s also a more typical Timeline view if you just can’t let go of The Old Ways. Oh, and you can view clips from many of your favorite Ken Burns documentaries while you’re at it.
The Innovation section is free with the initial download (which is also free), and the full version can be unlocked for $9.99.