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Millenium Debate #410634

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 01, 1997
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The planning of celebrations for New Year's Eve 1999 outlined.

(London: Margaret Lowrie) The debate over when the millenium begins examined. [Royal Greenwich Observatory Robyn CATCHPOLE - says the new millenium actually begins in 2001.] The inability of older mainframe computers to handle the turnover to 2000 explained. [Royal Greenwich Observatory Ralph MARTIN - says computers are unprepared.] Britain's push to update computers before the end of the decade noted. [British Parliament member David ATKINSON - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Lowrie, Margaret;
Shaw, Bernard
Duration:
00:03:30

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