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The Congress

Author: Ken Burns; Stephen Ives; David G McCullough; PBS Home Video.
Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Home Video, ©2004.
Series: Ken Burns' America collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Full screen versionView all editions and formats
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"In this elegant, penetrating and moving portrait of the United States Congress, filmmaker Ken Burns profiles an American institution whose ideals and actions affect us all. Narrated by David McCullough, the program employs historic film footage and interviews with insiders" including David Broker, Alistair Cooke and Cokie Roberts to detail the personalities, events and issues that have animated Congress' first 200  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television programs for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction television programs
Documentary television programs
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Stephen Ives; David G McCullough; PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 1415702551 9781415702550
OCLC Number: 56623048
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Special features include: A conversation with Ken Burns ; and, Ken Burns: making history.
Credits: Written by David McCullough ; produced by Ken Burns and Stephen Ives.
Performer(s): Narrated by David McCullough.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Full screen version; Dolby digital.
Series Title: Ken Burns' America collection.
Responsibility: a film by Ken Burns.

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"In this elegant, penetrating and moving portrait of the United States Congress, filmmaker Ken Burns profiles an American institution whose ideals and actions affect us all. Narrated by David McCullough, the program employs historic film footage and interviews with insiders" including David Broker, Alistair Cooke and Cokie Roberts to detail the personalities, events and issues that have animated Congress' first 200 years."--Publisher's website.

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