Food - Semi-Mobile Canteen - Coventry
A lady operates a semi-mobile canteen on the streets of Coventry following Lord Woolton's statement that the Ministry of Food had completed arrangements for feeding 20 percent of the population of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the event of an emergency. Plans had been made for providing over 20, 000, 000 hot meals a day or 5, 000, 000 full course meals.
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Science and Technology - De Vinci Xi Surgical System - Royal Marsden, London
Surgeons, using the Da Vinci Xi surgical system, carry out a colorectal surgery at the Royal Marsden in London. The leading cancer hospital became the first hospital in England to get the newest model of the surgical system, which is used in the pioneering treatment of cancer patients.
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Science and Technology - Talking Computer For The Home - London
Actress Jacqueline Pearce (scheming Servalan from the television series Blake's 7) confronts the first talking computer for the home, launched in London by Texas Instruments of Bedford. This small version, selling at 995, brings push-button computing power into the home for education, personal finance, record-keeping and entertainment, and uses plug-in command modules that are pre-programmed so even the very young can use them. The 14-inch colour TV monitor can also be used as a normal television set.
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