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Sirianne, Mary Frances

Overview
Works: 43 works in 100 publications in 1 language and 336 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Rules  History  Educational television programs 
Roles: Director
Classifications: JK1021, 328.973
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Most widely held works by Mary Frances Sirianne
Congress, we the people( Visual )

25 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the historical development of Congress, its organizations, procedures, privileges, and powers, as well as the relationships between the House and Senate, and between Congress and the other branches of the federal government
Summer of judgment : the impeachment hearings( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the events surrounding the Nixon impeachment hearings and Nixon's eventual resignation during the summer of 1974
Summer of judgment( Visual )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draws from nearly 200 hours of live Congressional testimony to give important insight into the Watergate era. Provides a clear outline of specific events of the Watergate scandal and provides a vivid picture of exactly what happened at this crucial time in American history
Summer of judgement( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first two programs draw from nearly 200 hours of live Congressional testimony, providing a clear outline of specific events of the Watergate Scandal and presenting a vivid picture of exactly what happened at this crucial time in American history. The third program tells the story of the deliberation on the articles of impeachment drafted by the House Judiciary Committee against President Nixon
Congress: we the people( Visual )

9 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how the U.S. Congress is a collection of individuals. Looks at who they are and why they run for office. Profiles five different representatives or senators
The impeachment hearings( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed as a follow-up to The Watergate hearings, this program tells the story of the deliberation on the articles of impeachment drafted by the House Judiciary Committee against President Nixon. Contains footage of the original committee debates as well as revealing interviews with many of the key participants ten years later
Congress, we the people( Visual )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells that, while responsibility and authority for running the U.S. Congress formally rests with the political parties, it is affected by traditions, seniority, and the fact that the membership can take away these powers. Examines alternative sources of leadership: committee chairmanship, issues expertise, and ability and willingness to exploit the lenient procedures
Congress: we the people( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first program profiles the activity during a day in the House of Representatives. The second program examines the sources members of Congress use for information and advice
Congress: we the people( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first program tells who lobbies and how in the U.S. Congress. The second program takes a close look at lobbyists' techniques in attempting to influence legislation
Congress: we the people( Visual )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first program illustrates how the federal budget is often the battlefield for disputes between the President and Congress. The second program assesses how well Congess achieves the dual, and often conflicting, objectives of representing the people and making the laws
Congress, we the people( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Procedures in the House favor the institution as a whole while those of the Senate lean toward satisfying individual members. Shows the complex organization in terms of its buildings, services and employees
Congress, we the people( Visual )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the constitutionally created separation between Congress and the president which frequently results in clashes between the two branches of government
Congress, we the people( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how the bureaucracy is subject to both the president, who is chief executive, and to Congress, which regulates its pay and prerequisites and the budgets and mandates of its agencies. Also looks at the relationship between Congress and the courts, focusing on the areas in which court action directly affects Congress
Congress, we the people( Visual )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains that Congress is the object of lobbying by an immense number and variety of organized interest groups based in Washington, D.C. Illustrates the types of interest groups and their different strategies and tactics
Congress, we the people( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how media coverage has grown as Congressional debates have become open to the public. Discusses the ethical dilemma each Congressman faces in balancing needs of constituents, party and lobbyists
Congress, we the people( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first program the viewer is introduced to the U.S. Congress through the eyes of a newly elected representative, Marcy Kaptur, as she becomes acclimated to the institution, its people, places, and mode of organization. The second program is about the constitutional bases of Congress and how its two houses are designed to represent different geographic areas and people
Congress in committee( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how the U.S. Congress works principally through its committees. Examines two types of committees, the standing and the conference committee, showing also variations within the type
Congress, we the people( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the proceedings of the U.S. Houseof Representatives, observing the importance of formal rules and procedures for the conduct of every aspect of floor business. Hosted by Edwin Newman
Congress, we the people( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers how the many congressional elections for both houses resemble and differ from each other and in what ways they are undergoing change
Congress, we the people( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how the U.S. Congress is the object of lobbying by an immense number and variety of organized interest groups based in Washington. Looks at different types of interest groups and their strategies and tactics. Also tells how Congress and the interest groups are mutually interdependent and how Congress regulates them. Hosted by Edwin Newman
 
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English (74)