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American Agenda (Money: Postal Service) #113453

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 19, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Sheilah Kast) Issue of mail delivery by Postal Service versus private sector featured; details given of alternative mail services, scenes shown. [CUSTOMER - says service is quicker.] Success of private operations like United Parcel Service (UPS) and Federal Express detailed. [UPS MGR. - stresses efficiency.] Empl. methods of UPS and Postal Service compared. Advice of President Reagan's advrs. about selling off of Postal Service recalled. [Postmaster General Anthony FRANK - says chaos would result if mail delivery was carved up.] [Ex-OMB director Jim MILLER - discusses alternatives for consumers.] [Paine Webber John PINCAVAGE - says Postal Service's fees are not bad bargain.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Govt. control of postal services in foreign countries noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Kast, Sheilah

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