ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 18, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Incident of flight delays because of fire in telephone switching center which affected air traffic control system reviewed. Report introduced.
(Illinois: Chris Bury) Response of Hinsdale, Illinois, citizens to loss of telephone service featured. [PEOPLE - talk about life without telephone lines.] Impact of loss of telephone communication on business reported [Dentist Roy WOJA - says he has lost business] Use of emergency mobile lines and cellular phones noted; scenes shown. [Travel agent Karen WALTON - explains doing things the "old way."]
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