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"By the time the year 2000 arrives, the list of electrical appliances will be endless... non-pollution electric cars on safe magnetic highways, electric beams for metalworking, laser beams for digging tunnels, robot vacuum cleaners and dry cleaning installations in the close, adjustable total illumination for all…

The finest educators of the world will be able to teach by way of closed circuit television transmitted over telephone lines. We use closed circuit TV today for teaching, but by 2000 it will be much more widespread and much higher quality. —March 27, 1964 edition of the Neosho Daily in Missouri

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