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CBS News Video Archive

Historical news archival programming, many available for the first time since their original broadcast dates

For the first time ever, nearly six decades of flagship news programming is available in one expansive streaming video resource. The CBS News Video Archive collection from ProQuest, a part of Clarivate, grants unprecedented access to the CBS News archives from 1950s-2010s, including programs never before available for distribution, since their original broadcast dates.

Ideal for courses in history, media studies, journalism, and social sciences

Key Benefits:

  • Only available to libraries through ProQuest, this unique content provides an unparalleled look at American and World History events, as they were originally reported.
  • These original programs include panelists and guest speakers from the world’s most historic events, as they unfolded in real-time. Examples include:
    • Joseph McCarthy
    • JFK
    • Nikita Khrushchev
    • Jawaharlal Nehru
    • Fidel Castro
    • Martin Luther King, Jr.
    • Che Guevara
    • President Sukarno
    • Richard Nixon
    • Arthur Ashe
    • Ronald Reagan
    • Yasser Arafat
    • Henry Kissinger
    • Margaret Thatcher
    • Gore Vidal
    • Lech Walesa
    • Anwar Sadat
  • Global events discussed include: 
    • Cuban Revolution
    • Vietnam War
    • Change of leadership in Indonesia
    • Assassination of JFK
    • U.S. presidential elections
    • Apollo 11
    • Watergate Scandal
    • Conflicts in the Middle East
    • Soviet invasion of Afghanistan
    • Iranian Hostage Crisis
    • And much more
  • Delivers coverage from 7 different flagship programs from the 1950s-2010s.
  • Multiple acquisition models meet a variety of budget needs, available as subscription or perpetual purchase.

Programs include:

  • Brooklyn DA
  • Eye on America
  • Face the Nation
  • On the Road with Charles Kuralt
  • The FBI Declassified
  • The Vietnam War
  • Whistleblower

Product Details

  • 175+ titles at launch, ~550 videos at closing
  • Accessed on the Alexander Street video platform 
  • Worldwide rights available
  • For academic, public, government and school libraries