From The KOTV Vault: Commodore Computer Comes To Union Schools In 1981

Friday, July 13th 2012, 11:26 am
By: Richard Clark

Editor's note:  We're preparing to move into a new building at the end of the year, so we're taking inventory of everything in our current one.  That includes hours and hours of old video, and we're sharing the best of what we find.

Students today may not realize that there was a time when classrooms weren't equipped with smartboards and computers.

So just how did the information superhighway come to schools in Oklahoma?  One salesman at a time.

You can see how, thanks to this story from reporter Forrest Lowry, filed on March 22, 1981.

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