CBS Reporter Charles Collingwood at the Univac I console
Title: CBS Reporter Charles Collingwood at the Univac I console
Date: 1952 ca.
Credit Line: Courtesy of Kay Salz for CBS News
Accession: 102645279
The Univac I, delivered to the U.S. Census Bureau, was the first commercial computer to attract widespread public attention mainly on the strength of its televised prediction of the 1952 presidential election. As a result, the word