The Resource The Congress, a film by Ken Burns ; a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with the Greater Washington Education Telecommunications Association, Inc. Rebroadcast presented by WETA, Washington, D.C. ; produced by Ken Burns, Stephen Ives ; written by David McCullough, Bernard Weisberger, (videorecording)

The Congress, a film by Ken Burns ; a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with the Greater Washington Education Telecommunications Association, Inc. Rebroadcast presented by WETA, Washington, D.C. ; produced by Ken Burns, Stephen Ives ; written by David McCullough, Bernard Weisberger, (videorecording)

Label
The Congress
Title
The Congress
Statement of responsibility
a film by Ken Burns ; a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with the Greater Washington Education Telecommunications Association, Inc. Rebroadcast presented by WETA, Washington, D.C. ; produced by Ken Burns, Stephen Ives ; written by David McCullough, Bernard Weisberger
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Portrait of the United States Congress. Filmmaker Ken Burns profiles an American institution whose ideals and actions affect us all. He 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
Member of
Cataloging source
MOU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producer, Ke Burns ; cinematography, Ken Burns, Alan Moore, Buddy Squires ; editor, Sally Jo Menke
Dewey number
342.730509
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
JK1021
LC item number
.C66 2004
PerformerNote
Narrator, David McCullough
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1922-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Ives, Stephen
  • McCullough, David G
  • Weisberger, Bernard A.
  • PBS Home Video
  • Florentine Films
  • Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Runtime
90
Series statement
Ken Burns America collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Legislation
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Congress, a film by Ken Burns ; a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with the Greater Washington Education Telecommunications Association, Inc. Rebroadcast presented by WETA, Washington, D.C. ; produced by Ken Burns, Stephen Ives ; written by David McCullough, Bernard Weisberger, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD version of a 1988 documentary, with added features
  • Special features include: Ken Burns : making history (8 min.) ; A conversation with Ken Burns (12 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The builders -- The debaters -- The bosses -- The progressives -- The hill -- The managers
Control code
ocn748281569
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
328.73 C76 ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; [A16MD023, #9, 5@19.99, ES/TKG]
Other control number
841887051422
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
705142
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)748281569
System details
DVD; Dolby digital; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Congress, a film by Ken Burns ; a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with the Greater Washington Education Telecommunications Association, Inc. Rebroadcast presented by WETA, Washington, D.C. ; produced by Ken Burns, Stephen Ives ; written by David McCullough, Bernard Weisberger, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • DVD version of a 1988 documentary, with added features
  • Special features include: Ken Burns : making history (8 min.) ; A conversation with Ken Burns (12 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The builders -- The debaters -- The bosses -- The progressives -- The hill -- The managers
Control code
ocn748281569
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
328.73 C76 ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; [A16MD023, #9, 5@19.99, ES/TKG]
Other control number
841887051422
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
705142
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)748281569
System details
DVD; Dolby digital; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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