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    Today in Media History: In 1952, a computer helped CBS predict the winner of the presidential election

    On November 4, 1952, CBS News used a Remington Rand UNIVAC computer for its presidential election night coverage.

    Although some predicted a close race between Republican Dwight Eisenhower and Democrat Adlai Stevenson, UNIVAC correctly predicted that Eisenhower would win in a landslide.

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