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Fascinating data set if it can get digitized.

THE REMARKABLE STORY OF A WOMAN WHO PRESERVED OVER 30 YEARS OF TV HISTORY: Although no one knew it at the time, the recordings Stokes made from 1975 until her death in 2012 are the only comprehensive collection preserving this period in television media history. In 1975, Stokes got a Betamax magnetic videotape recorder and began recording bits of sitcoms, science documentaries, and political news coverage. Read More: www.atlasobscura.com