IBM engineer Leon Cooper helped develop the Magnetic Tape Selectric Typewriter, or MT/ST, the first electronic word-processing machine, beginning in the late 1950s. The Lexington-made product was launched 50 years ago.
IBM engineer Leon Cooper helped develop the Magnetic Tape Selectric Typewriter, or MT/ST, the first electronic word-processing machine, beginning in the late 1950s. The Lexington-made product was launched 50 years ago. Herald-Leader
IBM engineer Leon Cooper helped develop the Magnetic Tape Selectric Typewriter, or MT/ST, the first electronic word-processing machine, beginning in the late 1950s. The Lexington-made product was launched 50 years ago. Herald-Leader

Tom Eblen: IBM retiree tells how he helped invent word processing in Lexington

April 21, 2014 12:00 AM

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