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The Congress (1988)

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TV Movie | 90 min | Documentary

The U. S. Congress is one of the country's most important and misunderstood institutions. Ken Burns tells the story behind this branch of government.
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Ric Burns (additional writing) | David McCullough | Geoffrey C. Ward (additional writing) | Bernard Weisberger
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Sally Menke (as Sally Jo Menke)
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David McCullough
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Charles McDowell
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Barbara Fields
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John C. Stennis
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David Broder
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George Tames
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James MacGregor Burns
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7.3 / 10 | 235 votes