AT&T salutes the mighty payphone

Archives dig up 1989 video celebrating pay phone's 100th anniversary

Back in 1989 we didn't have YouTube, so a lot of people probably missed this 100th anniversary tribute to the payphone. If you have kids who are getting uppity about a cell phone, sit them down on the couch and show them this video - tell them that consarnit, people had to pay money for the right to talk to people in a different location.

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