May 18, 2022

Now Available: Keyword Searchable Video of Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s Testimony Before U.S. House Judiciary Committee

Google CEO Sundar Pichai testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee at a hearing held earlier today in DC. Pichai answered questions on a number of topics including data collection, data privacy, data security, algorithm bias, and political partisanship.


The C-SPAN Video Library provides a keyword searchable version of a video recording of the hearing. Users can keyword a mechanically generated transcript (using the closed captioning from the broadcast) and then click to view those words as they were spoken during the hearing.

Users can also create custom clips from the video. This feature is free but does require a C-SPAN account (also free).  To learn more about clipping take a look at this user guide.

Direct to Hearing Video

See Also: Full Text of  Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s Prepared Statement (via U.S. House Judiciary Committee)

Note: The C-SPAN Video Library currently provides access to over 241,000 hours of keyword searchable video.

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.