Couric, Gumbel: What's an Internet?
Ah, the painful musings of the past
By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff
Posted Jan 29, 2011 1:04 PM CST
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(Newser) – Remember 1994? Neither does your Newser! But apparently it was a magical time of pre-crazy Mel Gibson, Dems getting trounced in midterm elections, and ... talking heads on the teevee trying to explain something called the "Internet." Observe as Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel wonder aloud: "What is the Internet anyway?!" Some sort of "giant computer network!" It'll probably never catch on. Clip unearthed by the folks over at Buzzfeed, via HuffPo.

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Ben Semmar
Jan 31, 2011 3:53 PM CST
Katie Couric: "Oh, you don't need a phone line to use the internet" Female Anchor 2: "No. Apparently not." Just beautiful.
ExceleRater
Jan 30, 2011 9:28 AM CST
Priceless history. I wonder what Katie Couric reads?
DontLikeYou___
Jan 30, 2011 8:18 AM CST
Liberals. Dumb asses then. Dumb asses now.