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Envisioning the home of the 21st century, in 1967

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Walter Cronkite didn't get every detail right when he laid out his vision of the 21st century, but he wasn't that far off. Paleofuture recently compiled a collection of clips from Cronkite's 1967 show The 21st Century, in which the legendary newsman gives a tour of the "home of 2001." The robot servants that Cronkite envisioned have yet to be adopted on a wide scale, but he was somewhat prescient in predicting the rise of 3D televisions and the personal computers — even if his idea of the PC was drastically larger than what actually panned out.