Today Show January 1994: What is the Internet?
You’d be hard-pressed to find somebody in America today who hasn’t heard of the Internet. But in 1994, almost no one knew what it was, including Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel.
Someone on YouTube posted footage of them discussing the Internet on the “Today” show in 1994, and they had absolutely NO IDEA what they were talking about. At one point, Bryant Gumbel said, quote, “Do you write to it, like mail?”