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Home Computers / Money Matters #88348

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 25, 1984
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(Studio) Item with regard to home computers introd
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

(NYC) Muppet keyboard for Apple computer featured. [Jamie FORBES - tells of daughter's reaction to computer.] Commodore computer television commercial with child pitch shown. Don. and Evelyn David cited as family with computer know-how. [Evelyn DAVID - tells of computer use in law practice.] [Don DAVID - uses his for legal research.] [SON - enjoys computer more than TV.] [DAUGHTER - learns letters, numbers] For many, computers said to be fad. [Chairman Computer Science Department Yale Univ. Roger SCHANK - says computers won't teach children.] Some home computer owners noted dissatisfied as computers are too hard to use. [Psychology Prof. Columbia Univ. Eugene GALANTER - says if you can afford a computer, it is valuable.] Computer buyers advised to know what they are going to use the computer for.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

(Studio) Upcoming item.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Reporter(s):
Cordtz, Dan;
Threlkeld, Richard
Duration:
00:03:10

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