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AT&T Antitrust Case #271107

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 14, 1980
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(Studio) American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) said appealing fine levied by Chicago judge.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Chicago, Illinois) Court battle between MCI and American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) compared to David versus Goliath. [MCI board chairperson William McGOWAN - says they tried to run us out of business.] Bell System commercial shown and quoted. [American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) attorney George SAUNDERS - says American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) did its best to accommodate MCI and that jury did not fully understand the case.] Noted that MCI has taken American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) to Supreme Court 5 times in last few years and won

Faw, Bob;
Schieffer, Bob

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