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Help Us Find These 1970′s AT&T Engineers

In this 1975 AT&T film, five female AT&T engineers are profiled. The film starts with male attitudes towards women working as engineers. There are no surprises there — the men seem completely opposed to the notion of a woman being an engineer, and many seem to find the idea of a woman working at all [...]

Testing Cell Phones in 1979

In this 1979 AT&T Archive video, a series of 70′s-tastic dudes and ladies use car phones to talk on the phone IN A FREAKIN’ CAR! Truly amazing, and so authentic that it looks fake. From AT&T’s description: Made one year into the first true cell phone trials, this film profiles customer reactions and the technology that [...]