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    Academic Video Online is the most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. It delivers more than 66,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas, including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. Below are just a few videos available to you, search Academic Video Online for more videos on Federal and Texas Government.

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      The Congress

    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 award-winning film chronicles the personalities, events and issues that have animated the first 200 years of Congress and, in turn, our country.

     

      Breaking Down the Bill of Rights

    The Bill of Rights is the first ten amendments to the US Constitution. It guarantees all Americans basic freedoms – but those freedoms have always been under attack.

     

      Elections in the United States

    How do elections actually work?

     

      Learn About How The U.S. Electoral College Functions And How A President Is Elected

    Matt Sinnott interviews EB expert Jeff Wallenfeld and breaks down how the Electoral College system works.

    Films on Demand: Streaming Media on Government