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Author: James MacGregor BurnsBill D MoyersGail PellettPublic Affairs Television, Inc.WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)All authors
Publisher: 1989.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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In an interview with Bill Moyers, political historian James MacGregor Burns discusses the decline of political parties in presidential politics and problems this has created both in presidential campaigns and in governing from the White House. He also addresses voter apathy in America and the kind of leadership needed to deal with these problems.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Named Person: James MacGregor Burns; James MacGregor Burns
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James MacGregor Burns; Bill D Moyers; Gail Pellett; Public Affairs Television, Inc.; WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
OCLC Number: 61193600
Notes: First section of a 54 minute video.
A segment of the television program: A World of ideas.
Licensed off-the-air recording made by Northwestern University Library Media Facility in 1989 from a broadcast by WTTW/Chicago.
Originally produced as documentary film by PBS in 1988.
With: John Lukacs.
Credits: Director of photography, Leland Kenower ; music, Michael Bacon.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (27 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Contents: James MacGregor Burns (27 min.) --
John Lukacs (27 min.).
Other Titles: James MacGregor Burns.
World of ideas (Television program)
Responsibility: Public Affairs Television, Inc. ; WTTW/Chicago ; WNET/New York ; produced & directed by Gail Pellett ; host, Bill Moyers.

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In an interview with Bill Moyers, political historian James MacGregor Burns discusses the decline of political parties in presidential politics and problems this has created both in presidential campaigns and in governing from the White House. He also addresses voter apathy in America and the kind of leadership needed to deal with these problems.

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