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Whether you’re looking for up-to-date coverage or archival footage, the NBC News Archives has over 50,000 ready-to-license digital clips, and hundreds of thousands of hours of broadcast news content and classic news stories available on request.


Getty Images is proud to be the exclusive clip licensing representative of the NBC News Archives, an unrivalled source of iconic footage clips and historical events dating back to NBC’s first evening newscast in 1948 and updated weekly. NBC News Archives is a window to history as it unfolds, featuring footage from NBC News (including The Today Show, Nightly News, and older news shows), MSNBC (including Morning Joe, Rachel Maddow Show, and more), aired shows, feeds, and field footage.
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