NARA is one of the amazing archives in the world in terms of scope and
availability. For ordering material you can see how to go about it at
If they already have a video master, then a dupe is fairly
inexpensive. And since it's mostly government material, most of it is
in the public domain. To get a digibeta master of a half-hour film
we're using as a bonus feature for a DVD, it took about three weeks
and the cost was $150 which is extremely reasonable.
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