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The Resource The Congress, a film by Ken Burns ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA, (videorecording)

The Congress, a film by Ken Burns ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA, (videorecording)

Label
The Congress
Title
The Congress
Statement of responsibility
a film by Ken Burns ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA
Title variation
  • Congress : the history and promise of representative government
  • Ken Burns' America, Congress
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Explores the history and promise of one of the country's most important and least understood institutions. The film chronicles the personalities, events and issues that have animated the first 200 years of Congress
  • Using historical photographs and newsreels, evocative live footage and interviews with David Broder, Alistair Cooke, Cokie Roberts, Charles McDowell and others, the film chronicles the personalities, events and issues that have animated the first 200 years of Congress and, in turn, our country
Member of
Cataloging source
MCP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producers, Ken Burns and Stephen Ives ; writers, David McCullough and Bernard A. Weisberger
PerformerNote
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
  • PBS Home Video
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
90
Series statement
Ken Burns' America collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Legislation
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Documentary films
  • Videocassettes
Technique
live action
Label
The Congress, a film by Ken Burns ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
35080535
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (90 min.)
Isbn
9780780608139
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
B3243V
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The Congress, a film by Ken Burns ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
35080535
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (90 min.)
Isbn
9780780608139
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
B3243V
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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