Modern Marvels: 70's Tech
From supersonic passenger jets to electronic talking toys, the 1970s was a time of great technological advancement.
In this exciting program, Modern Marvels takes a compelling look at the buzzing, beeping, and booming breakthroughs that characterized this decade of fast-paced innovation. Discover how Mr. Coffee became American's favorite breakfast companion, and how Polaroid engineered a film that magically developed in mere seconds. Take an exclusive tour of the revolutionary Concorde and learn how Britain and France came out on top in the race for supersonic air supremacy. Finally, hear from Texas Instruments engineers about how technology used in the Speak & Spell ultimately would up in today's cell phones.
Fasten your seatbelts, calibrate your digital watches, and get ready for a fascinating ride through 70's Tech.