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The Congress

Author: Ken BurnsStephen IvesDavid G McCulloughBernard A WeisbergerFlorentine Films.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, VA.] : PBS Home Video ; [New York] : Turner Home Entertainment, 1996.
Series: Ken Burns' America collection.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the history and promise of one of the country's most important and least understood institutions. The film chronicles the personalities, events and issues that have animated the first 200 years of Congress.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Stephen Ives; David G McCullough; Bernard A Weisberger; Florentine Films.; PBS Home Video.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0780608135 9780780608139
OCLC Number: 35080535
Notes: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Producers, Ken Burns and Stephen Ives ; writers, David McCullough and Bernard A. Weisberger.
Performer(s): David McCullough.
Description: 1 videocassette (90 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Ken Burns' America collection.
Other Titles: Congress : the history and promise of representative government
Responsibility: a film by Ken Burns ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA.

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Explores the history and promise of one of the country's most important and least understood institutions. The film chronicles the personalities, events and issues that have animated the first 200 years of Congress.

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