Ken Burns' America: The Congress

Ken Burns' America: The Congress

David McCullough
Director: Ken Burns Cast: David McCullough
Ken Burns

DVD (Full Frame)

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Ken Burns' America: The Congress comes to DVD with a standard full-frame transfer that preserves the original broadcast aspect ratio of 1.33:1. The English soundtrack is closed-captioned. There are no supplemental materials of any consequence, but those with an interest in learning about the history of American government and fans of Ken Burns' unique style will enjoy this solid release from PBS.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/28/2004
UPC: 0841887051422
Original Release: 1988
Rating: NR
Source: Pbs (Direct)
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:30:00
Sales rank: 34,653

Special Features

Closed Caption; A conversation with Ken Burns-From his firest film, Brooklyn Bridge, to his acclaimed series, Jazz, see what inspires Ken Burns to think beyond what history books dicate to create gripping and compelling films; Ken Burnss: Making history-Go behind the scenes for an unprecedented look at the filmmaker at work, gathering history, making history

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Congress
1. Prologue [9:27]
2. The Builders [7:32]
3. The Debaters [16:31]
4. The Bosses [8:16]
5. The Progressives [13:05]
6. The Hill [7:41]
7. The Managers [23:10]
8. Credits [3:36]

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