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Robots / Tech. #323927

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 03, 1989
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(NYC: Richard Roth) Evolution of robotics featured; scenes shown from "Forbidden Planet", "Star Wars". Mechanical arm to help handicapped discussed; scenes shown. [Vol. Mary Beth DYKE - comments on robotics.] [Author Isaac ASIMOV - compares fiction's treatment of robots to reality.] Scenes shown from "Short Circuit 2". [National Service Robot Association spokesperson Doug. BONHAM - compares human brain's capability to that of robot's program.] Planned uses for robots listed. [TRC spokesperson Joseph ENGELBERGER - says robots are really slaves.]

Roth, Richard;
Schieffer, Bob

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