The AP uploaded a lot of history to YouTube

The Associated Press

The Associated Press announced Wednesday that it's "bringing more than 1 million minutes of digitized film footage to YouTube" in partnership with British Movietone. The videos, from AP Archive channel and British Movietone's channel, stretch back to 1895.

Showcasing the moments, people and events that have shaped the world, it will be the largest upload of historical news content on the video-sharing platform to date.

Some highlights include a 1936 assasination attempt on King Edward VIII:

Nelson Mandela's release from prison:

And of course, an old cat video:

Correction: A previous version of this story said the AP announced the partnership on Tuesday. It was announced on Wednesday.


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