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Life in the Bell System.
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System I was looking over the Bell System Memorial site and came to the "Life in the Bell " page:

https://www.porticus.org/bell/lifebellsystem.htm

Interesting reading about some of the skeletons inside of Ma Bell's closet. I got a chuckle out of the Princess Phone flap. Field tests pointed to a problem, Bell Labs ignores the findings and orders Western Electric to begin production anyhow. End result? Over a million dollars had to be spent to retrofit the telephones.

What were they thinking???? :rolleyes:


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Maybe they were practicing for the Partner R7?


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OUCH! smile John C.


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