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Wed June 5, 2013
Film Crew To Search Landfill For Atari Games
Originally published on Wed June 5, 2013 8:20 am
LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:
Good morning, I'm Linda Wertheimer with an archeological expedition to recover ancient relics from the '80s.
The Fuel entertainment company plans to sift through a New Mexico landfill in search of Atari video games. According ancient legend, that's where Atari dumped millions of copies of "E.T." The movie-based video game did not sell well in 1982. But now folks are ready to pay for Atari's remains.
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