The Amazing Quest To Preserve And Restore 52,000 Holocaust Testimonials

Posted by admin on Dec 30, 2013

From 1994 to 1999, some 52,000 testimonies from Holocaust survivors and eye-witnesses were recorded on Betacam SP tapes by USC’s Shoah Foundation’s Institute for Visual History and Education.

Last year, a massive preservation project was completed that digitised all the inventory — but about five per cent of the tapes were discovered to be almost completely unwatchable.

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