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Man V Machine

Duration: 01:26

In the Californian Sacramento Valley, machines are slowly making their way into the countryside. The fruit pickers who normally work the land are struggling to compete and fear what the future holds for them as the new machines are able to do their job faster and cheaper.

Available since: Mon 7 Nov 2011

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Panorama California 2000

Imagining how California's technology industry will evolve by the year 2000. (1966)

First broadcast: 18 Aug 1966

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