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“A Person-to-Person Call Via The Man in the Moon”

Relentlessly cheerful narration and industrial animation are the highlights of this 1960 newsreel explaining how future telephone technology will bounce calls off artificial satellites. In the meantime, they practice bouncing a New Jersey-to-California call off the moon—and with only a 2.5 second delay on either end! » 8/08/08 1:00pm 8/08/08 1:00pm