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Sunday Cover (Obsolete Computers) #388962

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 01, 1999
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(Studio: John Roberts) What to do with obsolete computers examined; details given of the problem of toxic lead in computers and solutions to discarded computers. [Computer collector Neal McMANUS - shows off his old computers; says people's whole lives are in the files.] [Hennepin County commissioner Randy JOHNSON - worries about the heavy metals.] [Oakland, California, computer refurbisher Computer Technology Resource Center James BURGETT - shows recycled computers.] [Computer Forensics president Joan FELDMAN - show how to get rid of computer hard drives.] National Safety Council projection on the number of obsolete computers in America cited.

Roberts, John

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