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Computers / Year 2000 Bug #180019

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 21, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced. [NOTE: local weather bulletin on screen beginning 5:51:30.]

(Taos, New Mexico: James Walker) The concerns about the Year 2000 computer bug updated; details given of some of the problems that could occur. [Gary NORTH - shows off his natural gas well that he will use when electrical power goes out in 2000.] [Technology analyst Steve HAUK - says companies are stonewalling about their Year 2000 projects.] General Accounting Office report on the pace of government computer systems in handling the problem cited. [Software engineer Ed YOURDON - says there is not enough time.]

Jennings, Peter;
Walker, James

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