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Electronic Superhighway: Continental U.S., Alaska, Hawaii
Nam June Paik is hailed as the father of video art and is credited with the first use of the term "electronic superhighway" in the 1970s. He recognized that media would completely transform our lives.
Electronic Superhighway—constructed of 336 televisions, 50 DVD players, 3,750 feet of cable, and 575 feet of multicolored neon tubing—is a testament to the ways media defined one man's understanding of a diverse nation.