Via Brad Plumer at Wonkblog, check out this clip from Walter Cronkite in 1967 explaining how the kitchens of the twenty-first century would work. Makes me want to send my automatic chef a computer punch card with my breakfast selections.

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Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.