The Congress (1989)

The Congress


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Renowned documentary-maker Ken Burns uses archival film clips, interviews, newspaper stories, and journals to bring the story of the U.S. Congress and the characters involved in its fascinating and sometimes dubious history to life. The film explores the popularly-elected Legislative branch of our government and observes its modes of functioning, along with its past and present strengths and weaknesses. Famous historical figures who served as Congressmen (Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, and others) … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Special Interest
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Written By: Ric Burns, Geoffrey C. Ward, David McCullough, Bernard A. Weisberger
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On DVD: Jun 18, 1996


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