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Audio and Video

Newsreels, archival footage, and documentaries. Historical coverage ranges from 1492 - 2000. (Streaming media).

Books, primary documents, images, sound, and video from the Library of Congress. (Full-text).

Free Web site with famous speeches in audio, video, or text formats. (Streaming media).

Listen to roots music and popular music from America's past (pre-1960). (Streaming media).

Every Shakespeare play produced by the BBC, From All's Well That Ends Well through The Winter's Tale. (Streaming video)

Listen to classical music. Search by composer, artist, work, genre, or time period. (Streaming media).

Listen to traditional music, popular music, and jazz from every corner of the world. (Streaming media).

Streaming video for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. (Streaming media).

Archive of all C-SPAN programming since 1987. (Streaming media).

Watch video of more than 250 dance performances and documentaries. (Streaming media).

Watch films and video in the humanities, sciences, business, health and social sciences. (Streaming media).

Search audio, video, images, e-books, and other texts. (Full-text).

Audio, video, and books in classical music, dance, folk music, jazz, and more. (Streaming media).

NBC Learn provides more than 12,000 digitized stories from the NBC News archives — one of the largest news archives in the world, dating back to the 1920s. In addition, collections are updated with current events every day, Monday through Friday, with stories from such celebrated programs as NBC Nightly News, the TODAY show, Meet the Press, Dateline NBC, as well as the networks of MSNBC, CNBC, and Telemundo. (Streaming media).

Watch video of more than 250 opera performances and documentaries. (Streaming media).

Audio recordings of oral arguments from U.S. Supreme Court sessions. (Streaming media).

features full-length streaming videos covering a variety of subjects (Streaming media).

Documentaries covering the earliest civilizations to the late twentieth century in Africa and the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania. (Streaming video).




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