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28603Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: OT: Linotype

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  • Dave McGuire
    Dec 11, 2012
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      On 12/11/2012 06:28 PM, joshbensadon wrote:
      > It's for sale on their website, well worth the $25. You can check
      > out the film trailer on Youtube. The actual film runs 76 minutes
      > with another 70 minutes of bonus features. It covers these machines
      > from many angles. With out this machine, there might not have even
      > been computers by this day and age. See the movie, they explain it
      > better.

      It is said that, before the development of the Linotype, that no daily
      newspaper was larger than eight pages.

      Historically speaking, this machine is a really big deal. It's
      nothing short of monumental in terms of its impact on societal development.

      -Dave

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      Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
      New Kensington, PA
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