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The Resource The Congress, a film by Ken Burns ; a Florentine Films Production in association with WETA-TV ; written by David McCullough, Bernard A. Weisberger ; produced by Ken Burns and Stephen Ives, (videorecording)

The Congress, a film by Ken Burns ; a Florentine Films Production in association with WETA-TV ; written by David McCullough, Bernard A. Weisberger ; produced by Ken Burns and Stephen Ives, (videorecording)

Label
The Congress
Title
The Congress
Statement of responsibility
a film by Ken Burns ; a Florentine Films Production in association with WETA-TV ; written by David McCullough, Bernard A. Weisberger ; produced by Ken Burns and Stephen Ives
Contributor
Screenwriter
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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
Member of
Cataloging source
NVC
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
Closed captioned
PerformerNote
Narrated by David McCullough
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1922-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Ives, Stephen
  • McCullough, David G
  • Weisberger, Bernard A.
  • Florentine Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • PBS Home Video
  • Paramount Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
90
Series statement
Ken Burns' America collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Legislation
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
The Congress, a film by Ken Burns ; a Florentine Films Production in association with WETA-TV ; written by David McCullough, Bernard A. Weisberger ; produced by Ken Burns and Stephen Ives, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features include: A conversation with Ken Burns ; and, Ken Burns: making history
  • A videodisc release of the 1988 production
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm56623048
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.)
Isbn
9781415702550
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097368859043
  • 841887051422
Other physical details
sd., col., b&w
Publisher number
88590
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Congress, a film by Ken Burns ; a Florentine Films Production in association with WETA-TV ; written by David McCullough, Bernard A. Weisberger ; produced by Ken Burns and Stephen Ives, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Special features include: A conversation with Ken Burns ; and, Ken Burns: making history
  • A videodisc release of the 1988 production
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm56623048
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.)
Isbn
9781415702550
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097368859043
  • 841887051422
Other physical details
sd., col., b&w
Publisher number
88590
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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