I was assembling a bunch of screen recordings into a single video using Blender's "Video Editing" mode (which I've done several times before) when I accidentally clicked something and made the video preview disappear:
How do I get it back?
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I figured it out thanks to this question:
First, you want to look for the 'window selector' icon, and click it, and choose the 'Video Sequence Editor' option:
Next, if you don't immediately see the video preview, you want to click a button on the bottom of that window that has a red-and-white checkerboard pattern, that will switch the window to be a video preview:
Finally, if the zoom is somehow messed up so that you don't see the entire image in the window, click the 'View' dropdown and choose the 'Fit preview in window' option:
And when all that's done, this is what the window should look like: