STATE LEGISLATURE shows the day-to-day activities of the Idaho Legislature during an entire session. Lobbyists, lawmakers and their constituents are seen debating and discussing the concerns of the electorate, on issues that range from violence in schools, mad cow disease and video voyeurism to illegal immigration, secondhand smoke and the deregulation of telephone rates. The film is an example of the achievements, values, constraints and limitations of the democratic process.
Creditsdirector: Frederick Wiseman
producer: Frederick Wiseman
production company: WNET Channel 13 New York
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FREDERICK WISEMAN (1930): Titicut Follies (1967), High School (1968), Basic Training (1971), I Miss Sonia Henie (1971, short), Essene (1972), Juvenile Court (1973), Primate (1974), Welfare (1975), Meat (1976), Canal Zone (1977), Sinai Field Mission (1978), Manoeuvre (1979), Model (1980), Seraphita's Diary (1982), The Store (1983), Racetrack (1985), Multi-Handicapped (1986), Deaf (1986), Adjustment and Work (1986), Blind (1987), Missile (1988), Near Death (1989), Central Park (1990), Aspen (1991), Zoo (1993), High School II (1994), Ballet… Show more