The Boomer List

Steve Wozniak – Why He Built His First Computer

Steve Wozniak (b. 1950) co-founder, Apple Computer, recalls the days when a computer cost as much as a house. He set out to build a computer he could afford, and in doing so, paved the way millions of others to afford one, too.

American Masters: The Boomer List, premiering nationwide Tuesday, September 23, 9-10:30 p.m. on PBS (check local listings), tells the story of this influential generation through the lives of 19 iconic boomers—one born each year of the baby boom.