History--1960s--troubled times for telephony [telecom]

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The telephone companies did not escape the social unrest and problems
of society of the 1960s.

One problem was anonymous obscene calls.  Both Bell Telephone and
General Telephone ran full page ads in LIFE magazine about them and
what they were doing about it:

https://books.google.com/books?id=aU8EAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PP1&dq=life%20may%2023%201969&pg=PA34#v=onepage&q&f=false
(two pages)

https://books.google.com/books?id=o1UEAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PP1&dq=life%20jun%2024%201966&pg=PA89#v=onepage&q&f=false

Another problem was pay phone vandalism.  Again, both Bell and GTE ran
full page ads in LIFE discussing the problem:

https://books.google.com/books?id=1VAEAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PP1&dq=life%20Nov%2021%201969&pg=PA24#v=onepage&q&f=false
(two pages)

https://books.google.com/books?id=TEAEAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PP1&dq=life%20sept%2017%201971&pg=PA23-IA1#v=onepage&q&f=false
(two pages)

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