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REBIRTH OF THE HOME COMPUTER
After disasters like IBM's PC Jr. and the failure of PC companies like Texas Instruments
and Atari, the future of home personal computers didn't look so good. But in 1990 a new
generation of home PCs brought the business back. This program looks at the products
that led to this rebirth, including the IBM PS/1, the Tandy 1000, the Magnavox Headstart,
the Macintosh LC and the Mac Classic. Also includes coverage of the Commodore 64
and analysis from Dataquest.
This video is part of the program series: The
Hosted by Stewart Cheifet, Computer Chronicles was the world's most popular
television program on personal technology during the height of the personal
Original Broadcast: October 1990
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