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NBC News programs offered on iTunes

Select current pieces and historical episodes such as "Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Tour" are now available on Apple's site.

Select NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC news items will now be available for download via Apple Computer's iTunes, NBC said this week. The downloads will be priced at $1.99 each. Available programs will include historical news footage, programs and documentaries, as well as current pieces created specifically for iTunes, NBC said in a statement. Certain NBC television programs have been available on iTunes since 2005.

In addition to current items, NBC will be releasing historical content from its "time capsule." The famous "Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Tour" from February 1962 and the "Martin Luther King Jr.: Look Here" interview from 1957 are now available. Also included are Tom Brokaw's "Greatest Generation" pieces; Tim Russert's "Meet the Presidents" series, as well as select "Meet the Press" episodes; and some Brian Williams' documentaries. This is the first news organization to offer downloadable news content via iTunes, according to a statement released by NBC News President Steve Capus.