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Rescuers rush to preserve TV shows shot on fragile videotape

  13.07.16 12:51pm

At a Library of Congress facility in Culpeper, an effort is underway to convert old videotapes into digital files, ensuring the long-term survival of a host of 1950s-through-1970s TV shows, including the “CBS Evening News” with Walter Cronkite and “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In.”

Full story here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/rescuers-rush-to-preserve-tv-shows-shot-on-fragile-videotape/2013/07/15/ef6e2ee4-cd3c-11e2-8845-d970ccb04497_story.html?hpid=z5