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On The Road (Old P.O.) #199235

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 13, 1968
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(Studio) Report on town that doesn't want new post office.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Jamestown, Colorado) Town used to be gold mining town. post office is corner of Don. Haynes' general store. post office Department said they'd build new $14,000 post office building People said they didn't want it and sought injunction to stop its)building There won't be new post office here. [WOMAN - describes how many things can be done at 1 place.] [MAN - learned we could fight city hall and win.] When county refused to shore up road with logs, men did it. When contractors said new fire house would cost $6,000, people built 1 for $1,500. [HAYNES - says from letters recieved, country glad there's people like us around.] Reason satisfied and United States government saved $14,000.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

Cronkite, Walter;
Kuralt, Charles

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