Before Cell Phones


Back when news and sports reporters had to use pay telephones

Pat Summerall on CBS Radio

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Jason Remington

Author: Jason Remington

Creator, Admin, & Editor of PugetSound.Media, a former broadcaster at KVAC/Forks, KDFL/Sumner, KTTX/KWHI/Brenham, TX., KONP/Port Angeles, KBAM/Longview, KAMT/Tacoma, KRPM FM/Tacoma, KJUN/Puyallup, KASY/Auburn, KTAC AM/Tacoma, KBRD FM/Tacoma, KMTT FM/Tacoma, and KOOL FM/Phoenix. Retired from AT&T.

4 thoughts on “Before Cell Phones

  1. On Dragnet, Joe Friday and his partners Ed, Ben and Frank were always having to borrow somebody’s phone.

    In real life, we had a family friend who was a locksmith and had a complete shop in his Metro van, including a dial phone – a private line! We had just gotten our first home phone, a four-party line. This was in the late 1940’s and it was amazing.

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