Computer Down

We hear it frequently--at banks, department stores, insurance companies, government offices--at any place dependent on high-tech information processing. So what happens when the Russians launch their missiles against our "Star Wars" defense and the officer of the day says, "Sorry, the computer is down"?

AARON KOMMEL

Northridge

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