Early Business Computing

Bill Worthington, a former IBM 1401 programmer and volunteer at the Computer History Museum, showed a fully functional 1401 system and explained its… read more

Bill Worthington, a former IBM 1401 programmer and volunteer at the Computer History Museum, showed a fully functional 1401 system and explained its popularity. The IBM 1401 Data Processing System was a popular business computer in the 1960s.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in San Jose, California, from February 4-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Early Business Computing

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Location:
Mountain View, California, United States
First Aired:
Mar 04, 2017 | 11:35am EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Mar 06, 2017 | 7:46am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Mar 04, 2017 | 11:35am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 05, 2017 | 7:43am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 05, 2017 | 2:48pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 06, 2017 | 4:48am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 06, 2017 | 7:46am EST | C-SPAN 3
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