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How to capture/download a televised US Senate hearing?


I want to capture a televised US Senate hearing as I watch it - or alternatively download it - at the website
These are like a webcast/podcast.
I know that I can download an .MP3 (audio) file of the hearing, but I want the video also as an experiment.

Does anyone know how I might be able to do this?

Is it not recorded on C-Span?

For a very hands-on approach: Wink

With that tool it is possible to capture anything happening on the screen. Mark a certain area of the screen, set it to capture 30 frames a second and watch the video. This will require a lot of storage space and the result is an swf file.

Download the MP3 and use ffmpeg (or similar software) to mix the swf file with the mp3 into a file-format of your choosing.

Granted, this method is complicated (and hardly worth the effort), but it is really WYSIYG... :)

Another method is to find out if the player that this website uses buffers on your PC and if so, copy the buffer to a different location with software such as Unlocker. Convert the video later to your discretion. The trick here is to find the buffered data on your system.

Is it not recorded on C-Span?
-Renegade (July 28, 2013, 11:35 AM)
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I don't know. I don't think it is on C-SPAN (I couldn't find it there, anyway).
It is recorded - here.

Thanks for the suggestions @Shades.


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