Mci After Mc Gowan: Still A Long Distance Runner

A month before his fatal heart attack on June 8, MCI Communications Corp. Chairman William G. McGowan was waxing philosophical. At a dinner in his Georgetown home with retired MCI director V. Orville Wright, the 64-year-old McGowan, who helped break up American Telephone & Telegraph Co., predicted another revolution. Soon, he said, the dozens of national phone companies that provide long-distance services would consolidate into a handful of global consortiums.

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