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1. Barack Obama /   Publication: [New York, NY] : A & E Television Networks : | Distributed by New Video, 2008 . 1 videodisc (47 min.) : , "From his childhood years to his historic bid for the White House." | Originally broadcast on the Biography Channel in 2005. | Camera, Oral User, Rodney Ohtani ; editors, Alberto Mendez, Tim McLaughlin, Jan Sutcliffe ; original music, Jim Gaynor. | Narrator: Rodd Houston. 4 3/4 in. Date: 2008 Availability: No items available:

2. John McCain /   Publication: [New York, NY] : A&E Television Networks : | Distributed by New Video, 2008 . 1 videodisc (47 min.) : , Documentary. | Title from container. | Additional production, Caroline Summers ; editor, Mark C. Burns ; camera, Steve Cocklin, et al. | Narrator, Bob Brown ; additional narration, Gary Carlin. 4 3/4 in. Date: 2008 Availability: No items available:

3. The congress : the history and promise of representative government   Publication: Florentine Films ; Turner Broadcasting System 1996 . 90 mins. : color & b/w , 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 film chronicles the personalities, events and issues that have animated the first 200 years of Congress and, in turn our country. Date: 1996 Availability: No items available:

4. Our federal government : the legislative branch   Publication: Rainbow Educational Media/Office of Broadcast Services 2004 . 30:21 mins. , OUR FEDERAL GOVERNMENT series is in four parts, each 30 minutes long. The three branches of our government are explained. Each program presents the specific functions of the branches and how each overlaps the other. Completing this series is the program on the presidential election process. OUR FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH. The authors of the Constitution established Congress, the legislative branch of the federal government. Congress is an arena for expressing opinions, agreeing, disagreeing, and for compromise. Controversy is also oftentimes a part of this branch as seen during the Clinton impeachment proceedings. In spite of this, no President can effectively govern without the support of Congress. This program examines the role of Congress, its organization, powers and responsibilities, and requirements to serve. | Educational right Date: 2004 Availability: No items available:

5. Huey Long   Publication: Tuner Broadcasting System, Inc 1996 . 88 min. ; color & b/w , Huey Long: He was a populist hero and a corrupt demagogue, hailed as a champion of the poor and reviled as a dictator. Louisianaíªs Huey Long built his remarkable career as Governor and U.S. Senator on a platform of social reform and justice, all the while employing graft and corruption to get what he wanted. Longíªs spellbinding personality and political machine might have taken him to the White House had he not been assassinated in 1935. This finely crafted film by Ken Burns reveals a complex and comprehensive portrait of the man and the era, his politics and the power he so obsessively sought. Extensive archival footage and recollections by Louisianans who knew Long are juxtaposed with candid contemporary interviews with historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.; the late journalist I.F. Stone; and the late author Robert Penn Warren, whose magnificent novel All the Kingíªs Men was inspired by the rise and fall of Huey Long. Date: 1996 Availability: No items available:

6. Ken Burns America collection /   Publication: [United States] : PBS : | Distributed by PBS Distribution, 2013 . 7 videodiscs (approximately 570 min.) : , Title from container. 4 3/4 in. Date: 2013 Availability: No items available: