January 27, 2022

C-SPAN’s Online Collection of More than 600 Searchable, Viewable Commencement Speeches

We’ve written many times about how wonderful and important the C-SPAN Video Library. This online library contains just about everything that has ever aired on C-SPAN back to when the network launched in 1987.  In many cases, every word in each program is searchable along with the metadata. All video can be viewed online. This […]

Christopher Hitchens: A Curated Collection of C-SPAN Appearances (View Online)

Writer, editor, and critic Christopher Hitchens passed away today. He appeared MANY times on C-SPAN and the C-SPAN Video Library Blog has posted a collection with some of his appearances that can be viewed online (free) via their online library. The curated collection is only a portion of what is accessible. The C-SPAN Video Library […]

"The C-SPAN Campaign: How Online Video Archives Are Changing the Game in 2012"

The article includes a mention of one of the most important, useful, and interesting research tools on the Internet, the award winning C-SPAN Video Library. It contains just about EVERYTHING that has ever aired on C-SPAN. One note, while the C-SPAN archive is focused on U.S. politics, you’ll also so much more. Also, the online […]

New From the C-SPAN Video Library: MP3 Audio Files Available for All Programs

Yet another new service (this one is low cost) from the award winning, essential, and wonderful (yes, we like it a LOT) C-SPAN Video Library. From the Video Library Blog: The C-SPAN Video Library is now offering MP3 audio files of all programs that are for sale. These files are 99 cents per program and […]

Reference: UK Phone Hacking: Full Text Transcripts and Searchable Video of House of Commons Committee Hearings

The three text transcripts are all via The Guardian. Full Text Transcripts from the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee Hearing on Tuesday, July 19, 2011 1. James and Rupert Murdoch 2. Rebekah Brooks Full Text Transcripts from the Home Affairs Select Committee on Tuesday, July 19, 2011 1. Sir Paul Stephenson Video of Hearings […]

C-SPAN Video: Interview: Siva Vaidhyanathan, Author of "The Googlization of Everything (And Why We Should Worry)"

Via Free Government Information: Siva Vaidhyanathan, author of The Googlization of Everything (And Why We Should Worry) was interviewed by C-SPAN at the at the 2011 Virginia Book Festival and the interview begins airing today. Sunday, March 27th at 5:12pm (ET) Sunday, March 27th at 11:15pm (ET) Monday, March 28th at 5:12am (ET) The program […]

"Government-recorded Hearings Now Being Added to the Video Library"

From the C-SPAN Video Library Blog The C-SPAN Video Library now contains committee hearings produced by House and Senate committees. C-SPAN can only record a limited number of committees every day. However, a number of House and Senate committees have installed their own equipment to webcast their committee proceedings. These webcasts are now scattered across […]