This is fascinating. Indeed, at first I thought it was an elaborate parody, but no, it's a real newsclip. (And if you're under the age of 40, you'll be astounded by all the weird technology of daily life in 1981. Yes, we used dial phones back then.) Tip o' the mug to Moody's Pen.
Website of Maureen Ogle, author and historian. Books include Ambitious Brew: The Story of American Beer, In Meat We Trust: An Unexpected History of Carnivore America, and Key West: History of An Island of Dreams.