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Attention, Information Junkies!

Do your eyes widen when you hear the words “complete archives”? Does your heart skip a beat at the thought of being able to watch the entire Iran-Contra hearings as if they were happening today, or at the idea of comparing what Congress critters said last week to what they said 10 years ago?

Yeah, I do, too. That’s why I cheered when I saw this news:

Researchers, political satirists and partisan mudslingers, take note: C-Span has uploaded virtually every minute of its video archives to the Internet.

The archives, at C-SpanVideo.org, cover 23 years of history and five presidential administrations and are sure to provide new fodder for pundits and politicians alike. …

Major cool.

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This entry was posted on March 16, 2010 by in Eclectic, Research, WebTechie Stuff.
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