The Resource The Congress

The Congress

Label
The Congress
Title
The Congress
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For 200 years, the United States Congress has been one of the country's most important and least understood institutions. In this elegant, thoughtful and often touching portrait, Ken Burns explores the history and promise of this unique American institution. Using historical photographs and newsreels, evocative live footage and interviews with David Broder, Alistair Cooke, Cokie Roberts, Charles McDowell and others, the award-winning film chronicles the personalities, events and issues that have animated the first 200 years of Congress and, in turn, our country
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
  • In English
  • Original language in English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • (1953), Ken Burns
  • (1933), David McCullough
Runtime
110
Series statement
Ken Burns's America
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American Government
  • Revolutionary Era (1765-1789)
  • Early National Era (1790-1828)
  • Expansion & Sectionalism (1829-1859)
  • Civil War (1860-1865)
  • The Sixties (1960-1974)
  • Legislators
  • National government
  • District of Columbia - Capitol Hill
Target audience
adult
Label
The Congress
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (110 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (CKB)4340000000157431
  • (VaAlASP)1787318
  • (OCoLC)677927639
  • (VaAlASP)ASP1787318/marc
  • (EXLCZ)994340000000157431
Video recording format
other
Label
The Congress
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (110 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (CKB)4340000000157431
  • (VaAlASP)1787318
  • (OCoLC)677927639
  • (VaAlASP)ASP1787318/marc
  • (EXLCZ)994340000000157431
Video recording format
other

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