This 25-minute news piece from 1967 predicts home computers, the mass appeal of microwave cooking, personal robots, and green construction. The bank of monitors in the den and teletype in the kitchen are quite the indicator that – even in the 1960s – people knew that technology would invade every corner of our homes.
There was nothing like the reporting style of Walter Cronkite, whose news copy read like a celebration of the English language:
“The search for a home nestled in nature often ends in the empty repetition and tasteless sterility of a suburban tract development. Instead of delighting in natural beauty, urban sprawl defiles it.”