Modern Living: Nationwide Party Line

Ann is a dancer. Garry is the president of a small manufacturing company. Bob translates Russian at the Pentagon. Along with Dan, Joel, Gail, Becky and a dozen others, they are having a discussion about travel by freighter, the virtues of Europe's railroad pass and a little-known boat trip between Venice and Israel. Their conversation is, in short, the conventional chatter of the well-traveled. What is unconventional about the discussion is that Ann is in New York, Garry in California, Bob in Virginia and the others scattered along the East Coast. The international travelers' group of TeleSessions is holding its weekly...

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