ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 01, 1985
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(Studio) Earlier report on problems American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) has had adjusting to breakup in 1984 noted. Upcoming report on consumer's problems cited.
REPORTER: Steve Bell
(DC) Details given of consumers' options since American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) breakup. [DC resident Jim GRAY - comments.] [Rockland County, New York, resident Eve KATZ - comments.] [DC resident Jody HALL - comments.] [Riverdale, MD, resident Mae HALL - comments.] television commercials shown. [DC resident Lucy PASIECZNIK - comments.] [Alexandria, Virginia, resident Gail VANCE - comments.] [Chicago, Illinois, resident James HALL - comments.] [Cherry Hill, New Jersey, resident Patricia BALZER - comments.] Decrease in long distance rates and increase in local rates noted. Consumer Federal of American (CFA) figs. with regard to local service rates stated; graphics shown. Consumer advocates' views about telephone service cited. [Telecommunications Research and Action Center spokesperson Sam SIMON - comments.]
REPORTER: Sheilah Kast
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