Announcing the IBM System/360

On April 7, 1964, Tom Watson stood before 200 reporters and others at IBM's manufacturing facility in Poughkeepsie, N.Y...;

On April 7, 1964, Tom Watson stood before 200 reporters and others at IBM's manufacturing facility in Poughkeepsie, N.Y...;
On April 7, 1964, Tom Watson stood before 200 reporters and others at IBM's manufacturing facility in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and presented the new IBM System/360 as "the most important product announcement in company history." While Watson, seen here, was making the announcement in Poughkeepsie, IBM also held press conferences in 63 U.S. cities and 14 countries.