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The Resource The Congress, a film by Ken Burns

The Congress, a film by Ken Burns

Label
The Congress
Title
The Congress
Statement of responsibility
a film by Ken Burns
Contributor
Subject
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
Credits note
Written by David McCullough ; produced by Ken Burns and Stephen Ives
PerformerNote
Narrated by David McCullough
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Ives, Stephen
  • McCullough, David G
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
90
Series statement
Ken Burns' America collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Legislation
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Congress, a film by Ken Burns
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features include: A conversation with Ken Burns ; and, Ken Burns: making history
  • "Includes footage not see in PBS broadcast" -- Case
  • Videodisc release of 1988 PBS television program
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.)
Isbn
9781415702550
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color, black and white
Publisher number
88590
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm56623048
  • (Sirsi) o56623048
  • (TMQ) o56623048
  • 393182
  • 393182
  • 1575887
  • 1575887
System details
DVD format ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Congress, a film by Ken Burns
Publication
Note
  • Special features include: A conversation with Ken Burns ; and, Ken Burns: making history
  • "Includes footage not see in PBS broadcast" -- Case
  • Videodisc release of 1988 PBS television program
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.)
Isbn
9781415702550
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color, black and white
Publisher number
88590
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm56623048
  • (Sirsi) o56623048
  • (TMQ) o56623048
  • 393182
  • 393182
  • 1575887
  • 1575887
System details
DVD format ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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