1966 children predictions about the future

May 11, 2023 in News, Video by RBN Staff


Source: BBC


Pupils from Marlborough college, Roedean and Chippenham schools predict what life will be like for them in the year 2000. With concerns ranging from nuclear armageddon, overpopulation, automation, battery farming and mass unemployment, it’s fair to say that most of them aren’t especially optimistic about the prospect.

Clip taken from Tomorrow’s World, originally broadcast 28 December 1966.