Raw footage for "Wired In," a never completed series on the technological trends and innovations of the 1980s. In this video, we watch as a number of Apple employees hold a meeting over the layout of the Apple manual for their desktop computers entitled, "A Personal Guide to Person Computers." Advertising Manager Henry Whitfield, Editorial Services Manager Monte Lorenzet, Graphic Designer Russell Leong, and Editorial Services Writer Pete Lundstrom talk about the book in great detail. Apple #1.
00:00Copy video clip URL This tape begins with color bars.
00:43Copy video clip URL Cut to a number of shots of satellites.
02:53Copy video clip URL Cut to a shot of the Apple office building.
04:01Copy video clip URL The screen goes to black for a few seconds.
04:21Copy video clip URL Cut to a shot of a number of Apple employees in a meeting room preparing for a discussion over the Apple Program manual. This lasts for several minutes.
07:29Copy video clip URL Four Apple employees begin the meeting by by talking about the layout of the program manual. One of the employees presents the mock-up covers to the other the three. One employee talks about the theme of breaking the consumer barrier into the computer world. The four men each weigh in on the cover layouts before moving on to the bulk of the content. They go into detail about the shape and setup of the 48 page instructional manual. This lasts for the remainder of the tape.
19:35Copy video clip URL End of tape.