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CBS Evening News for Friday, May 31, 1985
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(Studio) New mandatory access fee for all telephone customers reported effective tomorrow.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Possible effect on consumer of Federal Communications Commission ruling against American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T)'s long distance service examined. [Federal Communications Commission spokesperson Albert HALPRIN - thinks competition among telephone companies is vital.] Today's ruling outlined on screen, discussed. [MCI Communications spokesperson William McGOWAN - anticipates incrd. bus.] [American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) spokesperson Robert RANALLI - fears roulette effect for consumers who don't choose long distance service.]
REPORTER: Eric Engberg

Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan

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