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The Video Game Newsroom Time Machine is a weekly retro gaming podcast in which we travel back in time to see what was making headlines 40, 30, and 20 years ago in the arcade, video game, and computer gaming business and interview industry veterans. 

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Feb 5, 2024

40 years ago, American television saw the dawn of a nationwide show updating viewers on the latest developments in the exciting world of computers, The Computer Chronicles.

We dive into the history of this show with blogger S.M.Oliva, author of The Computer Chronicles Revisited, to find out what it was, what it achieved, and how it left us an invaluable record of the early consumer computer industry.


Recorded: October 2023


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