Computer Conference in Civic Center (1966)

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KRON-TV news footage from November 9th 1966 at Brooks Hall in San Francisco's Civic Center, featuring scenes from the Fall Joint Computer Conference. Includes views of a high speed paper tape terminal, a hybrid computer system which combines analogue and digital inputs and of a woman operating an RCA Spectra 70 terminal. The reporter points out that computers provided crucial information for KRON's recent California election coverage and are also replacing humans at the workplace. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

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Date aired
Recording medium
16mm color magnetic sound film
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Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.
Type of material
local newsfilm
KRON 1591-5

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