Both the article and the report work under some interesting assumptions about the future, such as a guaranteed income whether you work or not. An excerpt appears below.
Within the coming 30 years, the report assumes, technology will provide far more leisure and everyone, whether he works or not, will receive guaranteed annual income.
As a result, says the task force, "since there will be plenty of time to learn, there wil be no need for compulsion."
The article was found in the 1972 book Futures Conditional.
The Future of Leisure That Never Arrived (New York Times, 2007)