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CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 02, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Rita Braver) Justice Department's proposed lifting of restrictions on regional telephone companies imposed after American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) break-up examined; details given, scenes shown. [Assistant attorney general Charles RULE - defs. plan.] Specifics of proposal outlined, discussed. [Bell South chairperson John CLENDENIN - claims public will benefit.] Econ. implications for consumers noted. [Consumer advocate Pam GILBERT - explains her concerns.] [American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) spokesperson Herb LINNEN - agrees.]

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

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