RT Video/DVD DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 57031669 LA Closed-captioned. T1 Understanding government. A1 Goldhil Video (Firm), PB Distributed by Goldhil Video PP Camarillo, CA YR 2000 SN 1599436019 9781599436012 AB The Constitution of the United States established three distinct branches of government - the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches. The founding fathers, formed this division to establish the principle of separation of power and maintain an internal system of checks and balances. The Senate and House of Representatives are explored. The practical realities of day-to-day congressional operation are discussed. Discover insights about both houses of Congress, including how laws are made, the power of committees, special interest groups and lobbyists.