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How can I get back issues of The Post?
Six months of back issues are available for purchase by writing to: The Washington Post, Back Copy Department, 1150 15th Street NW, Washington DC 20071. You may request up to 10 copies per date to be shipped to a single address. Each copy is $10, including domestic postage and handling, or $30 for international postage and handling. Please include a check or money order, the newspaper date and a daytime phone number. For more information, call the back copy department at 202.334.7239.

How can I get professional reprints of, or permission to use, individual articles or videos?
Go to http://www.washingtonpostreprints.com/ and complete the relevant forms. You may also e-mail wppermissions@parsintl.com or call 212.221.9595, ext. 210. Please include details about the content you are requesting (headline or url, date of publication) and how you intend to use that content, as well as your contact information.

You generally do not need permission to post a link to content on washingtonpost.com or to embed videos using Post-provided embed codes.

How can I get prints of Post photos?

Visit The Washington Post Photo Store, where you’ll find a gallery of our most requested photography. To order a picture that you cannot find in the photo store, please fill out a request form.

Note that The Washington Post is not permitted to sell photos of professional sports athletes, events or venues, or pictures taken by independent photo outlets such as the Associated Press, Reuters and Getty.

How can I get permission to use Post photos?
Editorial or commercial licensing requests for Post photos are handled by Getty Images. Visit gettyimages.com/washingtonpost or contact them at imagepartners@gettyimages.com or 800.462.4379.

How can I get reprints of, or permission to use, editorial cartoons or comics?

For Tom Toles cartoons, contact Universal Press Syndicate at 800.255.6734 or universalreprints@amuniversal.com.

For comic strips or other editorial cartoon reprints and print-on-demand merchandise, visit www.cartoonistgroup.com.

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