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The Power game. / The Congress

Author: Hedrick SmithPhilip Burton, Jr.David SaltmanPBS Video.Maryland Public Television.All authors
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : PBS Video, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Explores the many power groups in Congress and how they exert their power in order to influence how the country is run. Some of these influential groups are the new breed of Congressmen and Senators who use television and computers to reach their constituents and fund raising groups, the many lobby groups with their special interests, the large staffs of the members of Congress, and the political action committees.
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Named Person: Hedrick Smith; Hedrick Smith
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hedrick Smith; Philip Burton, Jr.; David Saltman; PBS Video.; Maryland Public Television.; Philip Burton Productions.
OCLC Number: 19881521
Notes: Based on: The power game : how Washington works / by Hedrick Smith.
Originally a television program broadcast by PBS.
"TPGE101TC."
Credits: Editor, Riva Freifeld; music, Chris Andromidas.
Performer(s): Hedrick Smith.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Congress
Power game (Television program)
Responsibility: a Philip Burton Production ; co-producer, Maryland Public Television ; produced by Philip Burton, David Saltman ; written by Hedrick Smith ; Philip Burton ; with correspondent Hedrick Smith.

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Explores the many power groups in Congress and how they exert their power in order to influence how the country is run. Some of these influential groups are the new breed of Congressmen and Senators who use television and computers to reach their constituents and fund raising groups, the many lobby groups with their special interests, the large staffs of the members of Congress, and the political action committees.

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