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Microsoft Antitrust Case / Split #394424

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 07, 2000
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The Justice Department decision to break Microsoft into two companies reported; chart shown of details of the breakup.

(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) More details about the Microsoft breakup given; television commercials shown. [Attorney General Janet RENO, Microsoft Corporation Chairman Bill GATES - comment.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Interview held with Gates. [GATES - talks about the breakup; explains why the breakup is a bad idea.]

(San Francisco: John Blackstone) The response to the Microsoft breakup decision in California's Silicon Valley featured; scenes shown from a San Francisco conference. [Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNEALY - tells jokes.] [BMW Corporation Byron SHAW - talks about new technology.] [MAN - talks about wearable computers.] ["Microtimes" magazine Jim WARREN - says Microsoft e- mail is too dangerous because the viruses are Microsoft viruses.]

Attkisson, Sharyl;
Blackstone, John;
Rather, Dan

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