This Wednesday, C-SPAN will be releasing over 160,000 hours of footage in a searchable video library. The programming dates back to 1987, just a year after the launch of C-SPAN 2, which ostensibly means that every Congressional floor speech and high profile event since Reagan's final years in office will be available and embeddable online.
According to a press release:
Of the video library, C-SPAN co-president Susan Swain said: "Its extensive holdings will allow the public to see how elected officials, politicians, journalists, experts, authors and other opinion leaders present themselves on the issues of the day and over time."
Added bonuses: A "Congressional Chronicle" feature lets viewers to search all floor speeches and committee remarks for any member, and built-in tools allow you to post a video link to Facebook, Twitter or e-mail.
So what's worth watching? Which memorable speech deserves revisiting? And what can we learn from such a rich archive?
The Huffington Post needs your help in answering these questions. Upon the launch of C-SPAN's video library, we're inviting readers to send us the embed codes of the best videos and moments from over 20 years of Congressional history.
Submit as many videos as you like using the tool below. Our readers will vote the best up and the top participants will receive C-SPAN gear. The reader with the number one video submission will also receive a bonus prize that includes a copy of The Huffington Post Guide to Blogging signed by Arianna Huffington.