WorldCat Identities

Sirianne, Mary Frances

Overview
Works: 44 works in 100 publications in 1 language and 321 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Rules  History 
Roles: Director
Classifications: E860, 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 68 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 33 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 29 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 20 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 13 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 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first program describes the major party leadership strategies for maintaining control of power in Congress. The second program demonstrates alternative leadership opportunities: 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 8 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 6 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

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 )

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

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 )

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. Hosted by Edwin Newman
Congress, we the people( Visual )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 4 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 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. Hosted by Edwin Newman
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 )

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
Summer of judgment( Visual )

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

A documentary covering the events surrounding the Watergate Affair during the summer of 1973. Includes coverage of the testimonies of Dean, Mitchell, Haldeman, and Ehrlichman. ALso covers some of the major events and results of the hearings such as the discovery of Nixon's taped conversations, the "dirty tricks," and the House committee impeachment procedures
Congress in committee( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 3 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
 
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