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ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 04, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Recommendation that Postal Service increase postage rates reported Report introduced.

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Ned Potter) Cutbacks in Postal Service services reported; scenes shown of mail delivery by Pony Express from 1953 Paramount movie "Pony Express". [In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, WOMAN - complains about cutbacks.] [WOMAN - says she can't imagine service getting worse.] Problem of aging equipment and heavier volume leading to slower service detailed; scenes shown. [Philadelphia postmaster William BORDONE - says law requires cutbacks.] Postal unions reported stating White House wants to see Postal Service become private enterprise. [WOMAN - says government not interested in providing services.]

Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Ned

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