579 F2d 972 American Telephone and Telegraph Company v. Delta Communications Corporation
579 F.2d 972
AMERICAN TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY, a New York
DELTA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, a Mississippi Corporation,
Defendant and Counter-Claimant-Appellant,
AMERICAN TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH COMPANY, American
Broadcasting Companies, Inc., National
Broadcasting Company, Inc., and Southern
United States Court of Appeals,
Sept. 11, 1978.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, Charles Clark, Circuit Judge, sitting by designation.
Richard E. Wilbourn, Meridian, Miss., John C. Dawson, Robbin R. Dawson, A. A. White, Houston, Tex., for Delta Communications.
Alex A. Alston, Jr., Jackson, Miss., James H. Kelley and James R. Loftis, III, William R. Robertson, Washington, D. C., for American Broadcasting Companies, Inc.
E. L. Brunini, Jackson, Miss., Phillip M. Hammett, Peter S. Greenberg, Philadelphia, Pa., for National Broadcasting Co.
Sherwood W. Wise, Thomas G. Lilly, Jackson, Miss., Timothy B. Dyk, James Robertson, Ronald J. Greene, Washington, D. C., for CBS, Inc.
George H. Butler, Lawrence J. Franck, Jackson, Miss., O. Winston Cameron, Meridian, Miss., Guerry R. Thornton, Altanta, Ga., John P. Fons, New York City, Alfred G. Walton, Bedminster, N. J., for American Tel. & Tel. Co.
Walter W. Eppes, Jr., Paul M. Neville, Meridian, Miss., for Southern Tel. Corp.
Before GEE, FAY and VANCE, Circuit Judges.
Upon a careful consideration of the record, briefs and oral arguments in this complex and difficult cause, we conclude that the opinion1 and judgment of the district court are in every respect correct. We adopt that opinion as our own. For the reasons stated in it, the judgment below is
Reported at 408 F.Supp. 1075 (1976)